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Are compact fluorescent lightbulbs dangerous?

 |  Eco Catholic

Use of compact fluorescent lighbulbs is somewhat controversial. Compact fluorescent lightbulbs contain a minuscule amount of mercury, and you can't safely ignore potential contact with it. An article in Scientific American discusses the pros and cons.

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