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Amalgam Recycling Rule Webinar: Does This Affect My Practice?

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A federal rule regarding the need for an amalgam separator in most dental offices became effective in 2017. Find out what your dental office may need to do to comply. Watch this on demand webinar to learn more about this new rule and important compliance dates.

Subject matter experts from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) facilitated a question and answer session following the presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Amalgam Recycling Rule and what compliance steps are necessary for dental practices
  • Identify the resources available to dental practices
  • Explore differences between local authority and national authority in rulemaking

Presenter Information

Elizabeth "Betsy" Shapiro, DDS, JD, CAE
Director of Practice Management Resources and Strategy
ADA Center for Professional Success

Robert J. (Bob) Burns
Manager of Legislative and Regulatory Policy
ADA Government and Public Affairs

Additional Resources

The full rule
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/06/14/2017-12338/effluent-limitations-guidelines-and-standards-for-the-dental-category

EPA's sample compliance report:
https://www.epa.gov/eg/dental-effluent-guidelines#reporting

EPA Effluent Guidelines
https://www.epa.gov/eg/dental-effluent-guidelines

ADA Resource:
ADA.org/RecycleAmalgam

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