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Curly bulb police put on hold!

by thepariah on June 6, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Enforcement of the ban put on hold by congress yet again. Given the toxicity of the bulbs, for households with children and likely broken lamps, this is a potential lifesaver. Mercury poisoning is not a joke.

Broken curly bulb cleanup is an arduous process if done safely.


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