Many common household products contain mercury. While these products are generally not harmful if used properly, they must be disposed of properly to keep mercury from contaminating our environment. Please dispose of them properly, and do not throw them in the trash.

To find out which products in your household may contain mercury, click the pictures at the right for more information.

Mercury in Products

Many common household products contain mercury. Click on the images below to find out more about each one. And if you have one of these items, please don't toss them into the trash! Please dispose of them properly at a drop-off location or as instructed by your municipality.