Where is it Commonly Found?Batteries, HVAC Controls, electrical components, paint, flooring, medical equipment, switches & relays, and lamps.
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant (KLAA)
Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant (STAC)
Respiratory Toxicant (NEME)
There many alternative materials and products that are mercury free for batteries, HVAC controls, electrical components, paint, flooring, medical equipment, switches & relays, and lamps
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Green Guide for Health Care - MR Prerequisite 2: Mercury Elimination;
How is it Categorized?
What is its Origin?
Mercury is a heavy metal (symbol Hg) which occurs naturally in the environment but is now mainly released by human activities.
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