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Removing mercury switches from end-of-life vehicles (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
06-04-013August 2006
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Author(s) Brydsen, Jan
Description There are an estimated 35 million mercury switches in vehicles on the road in the United States. Washington state established a program to remove mercury switches from end-of-life vehicles and launched a campaign to collect the switch assemblies.
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Keywords toxic metals, motor vehicle, motor vehicles, toxic chemicals, mercury, mercury switch, automotive, mercury removal
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