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** Use With Caution ** Mercury-Packed CFL Bulbs Found to Fry Your Skin


Health & Wellness  (tags: Illness, CFL, light bulbs, toxicity, mercury, UV, skin lesions, fatigue, lowered immunity )

Bianca
- 1529 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The CFL (mercury) vs incandescent (higher energy consumption) debate favoured CFL, and many are drawn to them due to their environmentally-friendly label, but these alternatives do cause health and environmental dangers. Worth googling for further info.



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. (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 8:56 am
Wow, this is scary stuff. I have changed almost every light bulb in my home for this type.
 

MmAway M. (488)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 9:09 am
Yipes, checking to see what is in some of the lamps I haven't used for decades.

Thank you Bianca! Keeping this article for Help!
 

Barb Knight (1694)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 10:25 am
Thnx Bianca! Will check my lightbulbs also!
 

Ama A. (201)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 5:25 pm
Yikes. Thanks
 

Bianca D. (87)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 6:08 pm
A good friend is on the ball and looking out for us. Here is some information about how to stay safe if one of the darned things breaks.

Cleaning up a broken CFL
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 11:08 pm
Cheers Bianca
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday July 23, 2012, 1:53 am
Thanks.
 

Julie P. (54)
Monday July 23, 2012, 6:07 am
Thank you BIanca.
 

Frank S. (505)
Monday July 23, 2012, 7:23 am
Great article, Blanca, thanks!
 

. (0)
Monday July 23, 2012, 11:06 am
Thanks Bianca
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 23, 2012, 4:48 pm
noted thank you,
 

Patricia H. (440)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 4:36 am
thanks for sharing
 

Kerrie G. (118)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 7:50 am
Noted, thanks.
 
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