Mercury Wastes

Elemental mercury is liquid at room temperature, with a metallic and shiny appearance. It is conductive and highly volatile. Mercury can have serious health impacts on humans.

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Compliance and Permitting Section

Disclaimer: The information below is intended to serve as a guide to responsible waste management and does not supersede Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (7 DE Admin. Code 1302). Regulations specific to Mercury Wastes can be found in the regulations.

In some cases, mercury wastes may fall under the Universal Waste Rule.