Mercury Resources

Eliminating Mercury in Health Care

Fact Sheets

Mercury-Free Alternatives

Sample Purchasing Policy

Sample Hospital Mercury-Free Purchasing Policy (pdf)

For additional information on eliminating mercury in the health care setting, see our Go Mercury Free page.

Mercury Thermometers and Your Family's Health

HCWH's brochure about the dangers of mercury fever thermometers is available in the following versions:

Global Mercury Campaign

To protect the health of communities worldwide, Health Care Without Harm and the World Health Organization are co-leading a global partnership to achieve virtual elimination of mercury-based thermometers and sphygmomanometers over the next decade and their substitution with accurate, economically viable alternatives.