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yes, there is a coating in the lamp, which contain Mercury

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Do compact fluorescent lamps contain mercury?

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Why are fluorescent lamps classified as hazardous waste?

Fluorescent lamps or light bulbs contain various amounts of mercury in them. When they are thrown away they are eventually broken and the mercury can leak out. That makes them hazardous to people, animals, and the environment.


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