(GRS 252) Technologies for the stabilization of elemental mercury and mercury-containing wastes

Sven Hagemann

As complementary input to ongoing UNEP's consideration on the issue of storage of mercury, the Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS), a Germany based independent expert- and research organisation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) has conducted a literature overview to identify and describe existing technologies for the stabilization/solidification of liquid (elemental) mercury and mercury-containing wastes.