Welcome to the Department of Toxic Substances Control

HELP Additional Resources

For more information, please call: (800) 700-5854 or (916) 322-3670

You may contact our office to receive any of the following resources at no charge from the Department of Toxic Substances Control.

Mercury Containing Device Sticker

U.S. EPA Red Bag Posters and Stickers

Mercury in the Environment Brochure


These documents are tools to assist you in identifying the mercury, documenting its removal from your health care facility, and calculating the amount removed.

"Guide to Mercury Assessment and Elimination in Healthcare Facilities" (1.9 MB)

Mercury Manager Excel Spreadsheet

"Hospital P2 Strategies" (1.7 MB)

"P2 Guide for Hospitals" (excluding medical wastes) (2.4 MB)


The following are other useful pollution prevention links:

California Department of Health Services (DHS)

California Healthcare Association

Hospital Alliance Association (HospAA)

Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E)

U.S. EPA Region IX Pollution Prevention

Batteries, Fluorescent Lights & Other Universal Waste

Electronic Waste Recycling

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