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GLRPPR Sector Resource: A Guide for Managing Mercury and Amalgam Wastes

Title:
A Guide for Managing Mercury and Amalgam Wastes

Abstract:
This portion of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) web site provides guidelines for managing mercury and amalgam wastes in dental offices. Included are information on elemental mercury, amalgam capsules, dental amalgam, recycling scrap amalgam, chair-side traps, amalgam traps, amalgam separators, plumbing replacement and repairs, additional sources of mercury in dental offices, and office renovations.

URL:
http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dshm/redrecy/mercbmp.htm

Source:
NYSDEC

Resource Type:
Manual/handbook/curriculum

Date of Publication:
1999

Associated Sectors:

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