Additional Mercury Resources
- Cleaning Up Mercury Spills in Your House (PDF - 584 KB)
- Evaluating Mercury Exposure: Information for Health Care Providers (PDF - 470 KB)
- Health Effects of Mercury Exposure (PDF - 625 KB)
- Mercury Quick Facts for School Nurses (PDF - 780 KB)
CDC/ATSDR Resources and Studies
ATSDR - Health Consultation - Durand Mercury Incident, Durand,
Shiawassee County, Michigan
A public health assessment detailing the findings and actions after vials of mercury were found at the Durand High School in Durand, MI.
An ATSDR fact sheet summarizing frequently asked questions about mercury.
Toxicological Profile - Mercury
An in-depth review of the adverse effects of mercury exposure. Includes information about mercury, exposure and health effects.
CDC’s Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
Spotlight on Mercury
Information on levels of mercury in the U.S. population.
MMWR: Measuring Exposure to an Elemental Mercury Spill — Dakota County, Minnesota, 2004
A February, 2005 report that summarizes the response to an elemental mercury exposure.
MMWR: Elemental Mercury Releases Attributed to Antiques --- New York, 2000--2006
Metallic (i.e., elemental) mercury, a heavy, silvery odorless liquid, is in common household products such as thermostats and thermometers. Lesser-known household sources of elemental mercury include certain antique or vintage items such as clocks, barometers, mirrors, and lamps.
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