What are mercury dangers?
How - and in what form - mercury inflicts damage is still unclear. Some studies show that children who were exposed to tiny amounts of mercury in-utero have slower reflexes, language deficits, and shortened attention spans. Mercury is a neurotoxin, which can damage the nervous system in adults, children, infants, and unborn babies. Other groups claim mercury exposure is responsible for Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and the escalating rate of autism. Scientists and policymakers agree that more regulation is imperative.

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1. Why should people use CFLs?
2. Do CFLs contain mercury?
3. What are mercury dangers?
4. What precautions should I take when using CFLs in my home?
5. What should I do with a CFL when it burns out?
6. What is mercury?