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Case Studies: Alpena General Hospital
Abstract: This case study focuses on purchasing and lab reagents.
Source: Purdue Research Foundation
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03336/alpena.htm

Health Care Products Known to Contain Mercury & Alternatives
Abstract: Fact sheet listing health care products known to contain mercury and suggested alternatives.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-mercury-heal
thpr.doc

Hospitals For a Healthy Environment: Mercury Waste Virtual Elimination Model Plan [PDF]
Abstract: Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) Mercury waste elimination from hospitals model plan. Includes case studies, suggested alternatives for mercury and best-management practices.
Source: Hospitals for a Healthy Environment and American Hospital Association
URL: http://practicegreenhealth.org/pubs/mercurywaste.pdf

Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the American Hospital Association
Abstract: On June 24, 1998, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed this landmark agreement identifying goals to reduce the impact of health care facilities on the environment.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency and American Hospital Association
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=20000X5F.txt

Mercury Ordinances/Resoultions
Abstract: Health Care Without Harm's compilation of state ordinances and resolutions regarding the elimination of mercury.
Source: Health Care Without Harm
URL: http://www.hcwh.org/us_canada/issues/toxins/mercury/laws.php
#state

Mercury Use in Gas & Electric Cooking Ranges and Other Cooking Equipment
Abstract: Summarizes the use of mercury-added components in cooking ranges and other cooking equipment based on data obtained from the Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC) Mercury-Added Products Database.
Source: Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/imerc/FactSheets/fa
ctsheet_ranges.cfm

Mercury Use in Measuring Devices
Abstract: Summarizes the use of mercury in products that measure physical data, such as temperature, pressure, or humidity. Analysis is based on data obtained from the Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC) Mercury-Added Products Database.
Source: Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/imerc/FactSheets/me
asuring_devices.cfm

Substance Flow Analysis of Mercury in Products
Abstract: Model which predicts contribution of mercury emissions from individual mercury-containing products. This model can be modified to reflect circumstances of a specific state, region or country.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Barr Engineering Company
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/view-document.html?gid=
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