manages a mercury thermometer exchange program.
Utilizing this program, researchers can exchange
existing mercury thermometers with less hazardous
alcohol thermometers, at
no cost to the researcher.
following are the benefits of this program:
of laboratory "down time" due to mercury
of mercury thermometer spill clean-up waste
reductions associated with mercury spill kits,
clean-up hours, and disposal costs
program was implemented in 1999, since that time
REHS has distributed over 3500 alcohol thermometers
throughout the University.
program consists of the following easy steps:
REHS by phone at (732) 445-2550 to request a
mercury thermometer exchange
will deliver the new alcohol thermometers to
your lab and pick up the old mercury thermometers
are encouraged to participate in this program.
For more information about the program or to request
an exchange please contact REHS at (732) 445-2550.