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Broken Mercury Thermometers [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information about cleaning up mercury spills and alternative thermometers.
Source: Harvard University Environmental Health and Safety Office
URL: http://www.ehs.harvard.edu/sites/ehs.harvard.edu/files/chemi
cal_hygiene_plan.pdf

Land Disposal Restrictions
Abstract: Introduction to Land Disposal Restrictions under RCRA. This is Chapter 6 of the RCRA Orientation Manual.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/osw/hazard/tsd/ldr/

Selecting Non-Mercury Thermometers
Abstract: Compares the accuracy of different types of thermometers.
Source: Sustainable Hospitals/Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
URL: http://www.sustainablehospitals.org/HTMLSrc/IP_Merc_FTNonmer
c.html

 


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