Human health and ecological toxicity potentials due to heavy metal content in waste electronic devices with flat panel displays.

@article{Lim2010HumanHA,
  title={Human health and ecological toxicity potentials due to heavy metal content in waste electronic devices with flat panel displays.},
  author={Seong-Rin Lim and Julie M. Schoenung},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
  year={2010},
  volume={177 1-3},
  pages={251-9}
}
Display devices such as cathode-ray tube (CRT) televisions and computer monitors are known to contain toxic substances and have consequently been banned from disposal in landfills in the State of California and elsewhere. New types of flat panel display (FPD) devices, millions of which are now purchased each year, also contain toxic substances, but have not previously been systematically studied and compared to assess the potential impact that could result from their ultimate disposal. In the… CONTINUE READING
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