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Mon May 22 08:13:51 CDT 2017

On 5/22/2017 6:39 AM, Diane Bruce via cctalk wrote:
> 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

Maybe you don't, but I sure worry about fluorescents AND CFLS's breaking.
Although the document you link to is specific for businesses in just
4 states, the entire document IS concerned with the hazard these bulbs

- J.

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