Did you know that our new energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CLFs) contain small amounts of mercury? Mercury is a very toxic substance especially to fetuses and children; that is why it has been banned from thermometers and thermostats. The Environmental Protection Agency even has guidelines to how much canned tuna we can eat a month because of the mercury contamination. So why put it in our new energy saving light bulbs?
Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) serious dangers and alternatives
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