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About this Publication: Lead-Acid Batteries--Hazards and Responsible Use

Title: Lead-Acid Batteries--Hazards and Responsible Use
Date Published on the Web: 3/27/2000
Document Date: 3/1/2000
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Publication Type: Fact sheet
Publication Number: 612-2000-0002
Description: This fact sheet describes negative health and environmental effects of lead-acid batteries if they are disposed of or handled improperly. It also presents tips on maintaining lead-acid batteries and information on recycling them.
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