EPA Amalgam Separator Mandate Reinstated

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As shared with CDA members in the Winter 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final regulation Dec. 15, 2016, regarding the handling of dental amalgam waste. New regulations require most U.S. dental offices to use a qualifying amalgam separator and comply with industry best management practices to reduce amalgam waste. With …

Federal EPA Issues Final Rule Requiring Use of Amalgam Separators

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From the Winter 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association On Dec. 15, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final regulation regarding the handling of dental amalgam waste. The new federal rules will require most U.S. dental offices to use a qualifying amalgam separator and comply with industry best management practices (BMPs) to reduce amalgam waste. Dental offices …

Federal EPA Issues Final Rule on Amalgam Separators

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On Dec. 15, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final regulation regarding the handling of dental amalgam waste. The new federal rules will require most U.S. dental offices to use qualifying amalgam separators and comply with industry best management practices (BMPs) to reduce amalgam waste, including a restriction on discharging scrap amalgam into drains and limitations on certain …