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For further information on human exposure to mercury, please call the Indiana Poison Center at (800) 222-1222. The Poison Center line is staffed 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.

Small spills can usually be cleaned up easily. In most cases, air testing is not necessary. If you are an Indiana resident, you can request air testing from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Indoor and Radiological Health at (317) 233-7147.

If you need further spill advice or if you have had a big mercury spill, you may call the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Spill Line at (888) 233-7745 or (317) 233-7745. The Spill Line is staffed 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. IDEM personnel will determine if IDEM and/or US EPA Region 5 from Chicago should be called in to perform a more thorough cleanup operation

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