Cremation: the Hygenic way

Ulf Bengtsson ulfbe at
Wed Mar 10 00:43:08 EST 1999

Did you know that cremation emits a very substantial amount of mercury vapour?
When exposed to heat the dental amalgam fillings (“silver fillings”)
disintegrates into mercury vapour. For more information see:

Mills A. Mercury and crematorium chimneys. Nature 1990.346:615.

Künzler P, Andree M, (Bennig J). More mercury from crematoria. Nature

Ulf B

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