Emergency Services Mercury Cleanup-Spills Greater than Amount in Thermometer


Caution

The general public can clean up small mercury spills no greater than the amount contained in a thermometer from flat surfaces. If you estimate your mercury spill to be greater than the amount in a thermometer, isolate the contaminated area and call your local or state health or state environmental agency.
Cleanup Instructions

1. - Isolate the area
2. - Turn down the temperature
3. - Open windows
4. - Don't let anyone walk through the mercury
5. - Don't vacuum
6.- Contact your local or state health or state environmental
agency.

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