mercury Archive

A look at how dangerous the new energy-saving light bulbs are. The EU has banned many incandescent bulbs in favor of Compact Florescent Lights (CFLs). CFLs emit serious toxins while being used. All Florescent lights contain Mercury. There is enough Mercury to pose a serious health risk in the event of a CLF breakage. People are being told to run out of the building for 15 minutes, open windows and turn off the heat. Additionally the bulbs do not last as long as advertised and they take a long time to warm up, decreasing in brightness over time. The light [&hellip

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  It is not only the mercury and the UV you need to be concerned about when it comes to CFL bulbs.  They also release carcinogenic chemicals when they heat up according to a Germany study and we found they generate dirty electricity and radio frequency radiation through the air. Some GE bulbs have a warning not to use them near marine installations as they interfere with marine wireless channels. The mercury is a serious issue if the bulbs break but they are also poisoning the Chinese workers and levels of mercury as a form of air pollution from China are being [&hellip

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