One Big Fish Story

Photo of a CFL bulb
December 2009

Research by Robert Clear, Francis Rubinstein and Jack Howells of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division suggests that the exposure to mercury in a broken CFL is minimal—equivalent to one bite of albacore tuna—and simple commonsense measures such as opening a window after the breakage and during clean-up are enough to protect room occupants.

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