Clean-up Tips for Mecury Spills

When Mercury is spilled, the droplets can emit odorless vapors that are colorless and very toxic. These droplets can be lost in very small spaces and create major problems, no matter how small the spill. EPA Recommendations for Mercury Spills of Less Than or Equal to the Amount in a Thermometer Remove everyone, including pets Continue Reading…

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): Applicable to Companies That Manufacture, Import, or Export Hazardous Chemicals

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires that anyone who wants to manufacture or import a chemical not listed on the TSCA list of chemicals must notify the EPA at least 90 days before producing or importing the new chemical substance. TSCA also imposes reporting requirements for anyone who exports hazardous chemicals subject to TSCA. TSCA Continue Reading…

Beware: Many Older Products and Equipment Use or Contain Mercury and the EPA Can Hold You Responsible

Mercury is one of the most dangerous hazardous contaminants in our environment and can be found in the air, soil, and water just about anywhere on earth due to it’s use in products and equipment before it was recognized and regulated as a toxic heavy metal. The use of mercury in manufacturing has declined but older Continue Reading…