15 Mar: Madden Measure To Ban The Sale Of Certain Mercury Thermometers Receives Final Legislative Approval

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden that would ban the sale of most thermometers containing liquid mercury has received final legislative approval.

“This is an issue of public safety,” said Senator Madden, D-Camden and Gloucester. “Thirteen other states have banned these liquid mercury thermometers, and its time New Jersey stepped up to protect the health and well being of its citizens from the risk of this dangerous poison.”