Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings

Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings “Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state’s drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and…

Recommendations About the Use of Dental Amalgam in Certain High-Risk Populations: FDA Safety Communication

Date Issued: September 24, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing recommendations about the use of dental amalgam in certain groups of people who may be at greater risk to the potential adverse health effects of mercury exposure, to include: Pregnant women and their developing fetuses; Women who are planning to become pregnant; Nursing…