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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Mercury Use in Formulated Mercury - Added Products

Title:
Mercury Use in Formulated Mercury - Added Products

Abstract:
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. It includes information on the total amount of mercury in all chemical products that were sold in the U.S. in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, and 2013.

URL:
http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/imerc/factsheets/formulated_products_2015.pdf

Source:
Interstate Mercury Education and Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC)

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
December 2015

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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