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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.

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Did you know that mercury is the substance most frequently involved in school-related hazardous incidents? Making your school mercury-free reduces the chance for spills and exposures. Mercury can be found in many common products in schools and school science labs. If spilled, mercury may cause serious health problems. Mercury spills can be expensive to clean, result in personal and school items being discarded, and can disrupt classroom activities and schedules.

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