Mercury, Lead & Other Toxics

Learn about toxic substances and chemicals at home, school, and in the workplace, their effects on our health and the environment, and how to manage them safely.

Heavy metals and other toxic materials are present in many common items at home, school, and work; pose risks to people, animals, and the environment; and need to be handled carefully to protect natural resources and public health.

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