Temporary collection order, accounting procedures and control of used mercury containing lamps in the Republic of Chuvashia
|The present document was formulated using the following documents: RSFSR law "On protection oft he environment", 1992. Construction standards and regulations 1.01.28-85 "Ranges for Deactivation and disposal of toxic industrial waste". Sanitary regulations № 3183-84, 1984. GOST 25834-83 "Electrical lamps, marking, package, transportation and storage"; GOST 21575-76" Corrugated fiberboard boxes for fluorescent lamps".|
|Elimination of mercury pollution as exemplified by medical mercury thermometer|
Mercury belongs to the 1 class of hazard - thiol poison. Mercury vapors are especially hazardous.
1. Mercury weight in the thermometer is up to 5 grams
|Mercury containing waste|
|Examples of mercury containing waste are listed below:|
|Mercury toxic effect|
|Mercury belongs to highly toxic elements (1 hazard class). In cases of high-concentrated mercury intake mercury is concentrated in internal organs such as kidney, heart, brain. Intoxication is primarily obtained through respiratory organs, it is explain by high volatility of mercury.|
|Physical and chemical properties of mercury|
Mercury (Hg) – is a chemical element belonging to the 2nd group of the Mendeleev periodic system with the index number 80 and atomic weight 200.59.