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The following links provide additional information related to the FDA's regulation of dental amalgam.

The following links provide additional information about the FDA’s role in regulating medical devices.

FDA does not regulate the disposal of dental amalgam. The disposal of dental amalgam is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state and local authorities. See the following link for EPA guidelines: http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/guide/dental/