United Nations Urged to Ban Mercury Fillings

CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mercury, the main ingredient in “silver” or amalgam fillings, will be the subject of a United Nations conference to be held in Chiba, Japan on January 24-28.

Members of various non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as dentists and scientists from groups such as the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), will be attending and urging a ban on products containing mercury, including dental amalgam.  The deliberations serve as the second of five intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC) meetings planned with the purpose of creating worldwide mercury regulations by 2013.

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