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[greenyes] proper disposal of smoke detectors
Greetings Greenyes-ers:

Does anyone know what the NRC has to say about the proper disposal of
smoke detectors?  Certain ones contain the radioactiv isotope
Americium-241.  It used to be that the manufacturers were required to
take them back from the consumer, but I've been getting calls about
companies now refusing to take back, saying the NRC has "declassified"
the material.  

Anybody have any info on this?
Thanks in advance.
Dana


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