EPA Auto Salvage Guide: Mercury Switches Mobile App
Mercury is a highly toxic metal and is often found in vehicle hood and trunk light switches.
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During crushing or shredding, mercury can be released into the environment, polluting water and soil. Mercury can also be released to the air when steel mills melt metal from scrapped autos. Although the amount of mercury in each switch is relatively small (about one gram), the potential amount of mercury released into environment annually from auto recycling can total thousands of pound Use the EPA Auto Salvage Guide: Mercury Switches mobile app to ensure your salvage yard is in compliance. GoCanvas give you the freedom to select how you want the date in your submissions headers.