Mercury and the environment

Policies, programs, and practical guidance related to mercury.

Services and information

Federal actions on mercury

Regulations, consultations, standards and guidelines.

About mercury

Scientific background, study of mercury in the ecosystem.

Environment and health concerns

Sources, impact and health concerns resulting from biomagnification.

Products that contain mercury

Lamps, thermometers, batteries and others.

Canada's national strategy for lamps containing mercury

Enhancing existing activities, developing new ones, and building greater participation by Canadians.

Taking action

Steps and strategies to reduce mercury exposure.

What we are doing

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