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Re: [greenyes] Mercury Toys

On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 09:43:38 -0400 , you wrote:

>Hello All:
>Recently I heard about a toy that was included with a Kellog's cereal that
>contains a mercury battery. Evidently, some states are questioning the
>wisdom of including a mercury containing device with a breakfast cereal.
>Does anybody have any thoughts on this? I've had some elected officials
>asking for my take on it. Honestly, this is the first I've heard of it.
>If properly packaged, is there any danger from including this sort of
>product in with cereal? Any info/case studies, etc. would be greatly

If you heat the battery up to about 150oF for 20 minutes or so the
cell will probably leak, yes. I'm not sure if the cereal would be
edible, however.
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