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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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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