GLRPPR Sector Resource: Formulated Mercury-Added Products
Formulated Mercury-Added Products
This Fact Sheet summarizes the use of mercury-added chemical products that are sold as a
consistent mixture of chemicals. These include laboratory chemicals, cleaning products, coating
materials, acids, alkalis, bleach, stains, reagents, preservatives, fixatives, buffers, and dyes.1 It
includes the total amount of mercury in all chemical products that were sold in the U.S. in 2001,
2004, 2007, and 2010.
The information in the Fact Sheet is based on data submitted to the state members of the
Interstate Mercury Education and Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC) including Connecticut,
Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The
data is available online through the IMERC Mercury-Added Products Database.
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