A flat panel display is a television, monitor or other display appliance that uses a thin panel design instead of a traditional cathode ray tube (CRT) design .
Mercury is one of the most toxic metals to us. Even though we have been mining and using mercury for hundreds of years, it creates a significant risk to the global environment and human health. Mercury present in water bodies; lakes and rivers are considered the biggest risk, as the toxic form; methylmercury, is consumed by animals which eventually makes its way to humans. This is the main way that we are exposed to mercury.