CFL (was: Re: BBS software for the PDP 11)

Diane Bruce db at
Mon May 22 06:39:39 CDT 2017

On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 07:20:34AM -0400, Ken Seefried via cctalk wrote:
> > And if you break one you  have to call HAZMAT.  You did realize that,
> > didn't you?  They contain mercury and any breakage requires professional
> > remediation by law!!
> Please quit spreading this urban legend.  Some care in handling is
> recommended, but no professional help is required, by law! or
> otherwise.

Fluorescent bulbs contain more mercurty than CFL's yet no one worries
about them breaking.

72 Diane VA3DB
- db at db at

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