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Reducing Mercury by Promoting Replacement

Targets

Reduction of mercury in the environment through the prevalence of digital thermometers and digital blood pressure monitors: 69 tons/year*1 as of fiscal 2020.

  • *1 OMRON revised its reduction goal to follow the trends of mercury regulation in each country.

Our Stance

Appropriate management and reduction of hazardous substances is one of the social challenges that the company needs to address.

OMRON will help reduce levels of mercury, which is poisonous to humans and harmful to the global environment, by promoting the spread of digital thermometers and digital blood pressure monitors across the world.

FY2016 Overview

OMRON continued to encourage the replacement of mercury thermometers and blood pressure monitors with digital units.In fiscal 2016, the shift to digital thermometers and digital blood pressure monitors brought about a reduction in mercury of 52 tons per year.

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