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EPA reinstates rule to require dental offices to install amalgam separators

by ODA Staff
7/6/2017
ODA Today

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released a rule that will require most dental offices to install amalgam separators. The date for compliance for most dentists will be July 14, 2020.

The EPA originally issued a final rule in December 2016; however, the White House froze all new or pending federal regulations in January. The final rule was reinstated in June.

According to the American Dental Association, some highlights of the rule include:

The rule…

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