Mercury Thermostat Information

Click on the links below for moreinformationon specific requirements of those involved with the manufacture, regulation, sale, installation and disposal ofmercury-addedthermostats.

MANUFACTURER REQUIREMENTS

TheMercuryThermostat Collection Act of 2008 requires manufacturers to establish a collection and recycling program individually or with other manufacturers for out of servicemercury-addedthermostats. View some of the supporting documents that detail these efforts:



WHOLESALER REQUIREMENTS

A wholesaler that has a physical location in the state shall act as a collection location for out-of-servicemercury-addedthermostats.  Learn more aboutwholesaler requirements.

RETAILER REQUIREMENTS

A retailer that distributes newthermostatsby mail to buyers in the state shall include with the sale of the new thermostat, an Internet Web site address and toll-free telephone number with instructions on obtaining a prepaid mail-in label that a consumer may use to send an out-of-servicemercury-added thermostat to a collection location. Learn more aboutretailer requirements.

DEMOLITION AND HVAC CONTRACTOR REQUIREMENTS

TheMercuryThermostat Collection Act of 2008 requires construction and demolition professionals to properly remove and dispose of out-of-servicemercury-addedthermostats. Learn more about:

DTSC REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION