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Work in the mercury cell room in a chloralkali plant

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Mercury poisoning; 75% of chlorine produced in the United States is manufactured by the electrolytic cell method, and 25% is made in mercury cell chloralkali plants. [Burgess, p. 342]

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Manufacturing

Reference Link

Health effects of long-term mercury exposure among chloralkali plant workers

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Metals

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