Italy | National plan for the elimination of the use of dental amalgam

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With the Interministerial Decree of 11 November 2020, the National Plan for the elimination of the use of dental amalgam is adopted , in compliance with the Regulation (EU) 2017/852 on mercury which, in article 10, paragraph 3, provides that each Member State define a national plan concerning the measures it intends to adopt in order to gradually eliminate the use of dental amalgam.

The Plan describes the actions necessary to achieve the progressive discontinuation of the use of dental amalgam in the odontostomatology field, with the ultimate aim of achieving a complete elimination of this use, through non-coercive measures, by 31 December 2024.


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