Thermometers Disposal Instructions

 

Disposal of Intact Mercury Thermometers (or other mercury-containing items):

Fill out the Chemical Pick-Up Request form.  This form will ask who you are and what room and building the items are in.  If you have any special instructions like where the items are located within the room, or if you have special instructions on when the pick-up should occur, you can enter this information in the comments section.   The form will be submitted electronically to several members of EHS and someone will come and pick up the items - usually within hours, but within up to three working days.

Disposal of Broken Mercury Thermometers or other Broken Mercury-Containing Items:

Call the EHS office immediately and someone will come as soon as possible to clean up and dispose of the items.

Mercury Thermometer - Broken

Disposal of Broken or intact Non-Mercury Thermometers:

Fill out the Chemical Pick-Up Request form.  This form will ask who you are and what room and building the items are in.  If you have any special instructions like where the items are located within the room, or if you have special instructions on when the pick-up should occur, you can enter this information in the comments section.   The form will be submitted electronically to several members of EHS and someone will come and pick up the items - usually within hours, but within up to three working days.

Last modified: Jul 11, 2013
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