Article ID : S1F1590 / Last Modified : 07/20/2015

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.

Safe clean up and disposal procedures are available at:

  • For customers in the US, please visit here
  • For customers in Canada, please visit here

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