Mandatory Amalgam Separator Deadline is This Year- Follow these steps for your office compliance

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From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association News of mandatory amalgam separators has been buzzing for years with a distant deadline. However, 2020 brings that deadline into the present and your office must have appropriate equipment installed, best management practices (BMPs) implemented and a one-time compliance report filed with your wastewater district. Existing dental practices have a …

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 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 …