Health protection – guidance

Mercury: properties, incident management and toxicology

Information about mercury, sometimes called quicksilver; for use in responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Mercury: general information, incident management and toxicology

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Mercury: general information

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Mercury: incident management

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Mercury: toxicological overview

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Detail

This guide to mercury (or quicksilver) includes information on:

  • its properties
  • how to respond to a chemical incident
  • the chemical’s toxicology