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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10 Reasons to Support Mercury-Free Dentistry

Amalgam pollutes our environment, endangers our health, damages teeth, endangers dental workers, is frequently implanted without informed consent, perpetuates social injustice, costs taxpayers, is diverted to illegal gold mining, is interchangeable with mercury-free filling materials and drives up the price of mercury-free alternatives…

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EU Mercury Regulation: Publication in July

The Draft Propsal of the Revision of the EU Mercury Regulation has passed the Commissions Interservice consultations. The adoption is finaly scheduled for July after its translation into the languages of the member states. The adoption should then be a mere formality. However, the delay

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Africa wants dental amalgam banned by 2030

Botswana and Burkina Faso have submitted a proposal on behalf of the African Region that the phase out of dental amalgam by 2030 should be considered at the next COP of the Minamata Convention in November. The Africa region proposes to include in Part I,

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