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Is the Prius battery toxic?

You’re proving to be big fans of our new TerraPass Answers feature. This week’s question is from Nushin in Colorado.

> My sister in law who is an insurance company adjuster tells me that there is something toxic about the battery cell in the Prius. Is this true?

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