Adoption by the Council: Dental Amalgam will be banned by January 2025

Brussels, 30 May 2024: With the adoption by the Council, the phase-out of dental amalgam by January 2025 has been finalized. The European Parliament had already given its approval on April 10 with a majority of 98%. After being signed by the Presidents of the European Parliament and the Council, the legal act will soon be published in the Official Journal of the European Union and enter into force…

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Giving evidence to NI Windsor Framework Committee

Stormont risks putting dentists’ wallets over people’s health, say toxics campaigners. Ending Northern Ireland’s use of neurotoxic mercury in tooth fillings will bring significant benefits, without having an adverse impact on everyday life, MLAs have been told…

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Updated: Global Dental Amalgam Tracker

Global Overview of Countries Phasing Out Dental Amalgam: According to the Minamata Conventions Full National Reports 2021, the MIAs, or other official documents, the global transition to a mercury-free dentistry is fully underway…

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Progress in the revision of the EU Mercury Regulation

The revision of the EU Mercury Regulation is well underway: In the Council, the Member States have examined the Commission proposal, in the Parliament the rapporteurs of the ENVI Committee have submitted their proposed amendments and set dates for votes, and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has issued a positive opinion…

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