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Proper handling and disposal of Sony products containing mercury

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Limited number of Sony® products and replacement parts contain very small quantity of mercury within lamp components. These products include products with display panels using CCFL backlight and projector products with a user replaceable lamp. Products with display panels using LED backlight or laser projector products do not contain mercury.

Please dispose of any Sony product containing mercury in accordance with applicable local and federal laws and regulations, especially in the event of a broken lamp component due to accidental breakage.

Click on the appropriate link below for safe clean up and disposal procedures for your Sony products:

For additional information on disposal and recycling options, please contact your local authorities or visit the following:

  • For customers in the US, please visit http://www.greenergadgets.org/  for the nearest location for recycling
  • For customers in Canada, please visit www.recyclemyelectronics.ca  for the nearest location for recycling, or send your Sony products to:

    Sony Recycling Program
    C/O GEEP
    220 John Street
    Barrie, ON L4N 2L2