Mercury Information for Individuals/Families/Consumers

If you have a mercury spill, please report it to the CT DEEP 24-hour Emergency Response and Spill Prevention Hotline at: 860-424- 3338; or Toll Free at 1-866-DEP-SPIL (1-866-337-7745).  If these numbers are unavailable for any reason, call (860) 424-3333

For questions regarding potential mercury poisoning, contact the Poison Control Center at the UCONN Health Center at 1-800-222-1222.

For general questions about mercury, please call the Mercury  Information Line at 1-877-537-2488.


Exposing Mercury (English versionSpanish Version)

Household Products Containing Mercury

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs: What To Do If A Bulb Breaks

Compact Fluorescent Lamps

The Sale of Antiques That Contain Mercury

Managing Broken Thermometers

Managing Mercury Thermostats

Managing Household Batteries

Household Hazardous Waste

Electronics Recycling (computers, tvs)

PCB Capacitors

Toxics in Packaging

Background Information

Related Links:

CT Department of Public Health Information:

US EPA Mercury Homepage

Contact Information and Assistance

Content Last Updated on October 2019