Welcome to CDC Stacks | Mercury quick facts : health effects of mercury exposure - 27541 | Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library collection
Stacks Logo
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.
 
 
Help
Clear All Simple Search
Advanced Search
Mercury quick facts : health effects of mercury exposure
  • Published Date:
    4/18/12
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 432.06 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    United States. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
  • Description:
    Elemental (metallic) mercury is the shiny, silver-gray metal found in thermometers, barometers, and thermostats and other electrical switches. Mercury:

    • Can break into droplets when spilled. The droplets spread easily and can build up in tiny cracks and spaces in your house.

    • Can vaporize (evaporate( into the air of your house. The vapor cannot be seen or smelled.

    • Can be toxic to people’s nervous system, lungs and kidneys.

  • Place as Subject:
  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files
No Related Documents.
You May Also Like: