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GLRPPR Sector Resource: What to Do if a Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks

Title:
What to Do if a Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks

Abstract:
Fluorescent light bulbs contain a very small amount of mercury sealed within the glass tubing. This EPA FAQ outlines recommendations for dealing clean-up and disposal when a CFL breaks. Please also read the information on this page about what never to do with a mercury spill.

URL:
http://www.epa.gov/mercury/spills/index.htm#fluorescent

Source:
U.S. EPA

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
Not Available

Associated Sectors:

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