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Mercury Products Legislation

IMERC-member states and others have enacted a variety of education and reduction laws focusing on products that contain mercury.

Mercury Reduction & Education Legislation in the IMERC-Member States

  • Provides a summary of mercury education and reduction legislation that has been enacted by IMERC-member states, last updated in 2008.

Status Report [PDF]

Mercury Education & Reduction Model Act

  • Provides the Mercury Education and Reduction model legislation that was the basis for a number of the bills and provision that have been enacted by IMERC-member states.

Summary and Rationale for the Major Provisions of the Model Legislation [PDF]

Revised Model Legislation [PDF]

Background Information on the Mercury Education & Reduction Model Legislation

Overview of the Problem [PDF]

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