Mercury amalgam ban

04-Feb-2017

The European Union institutions, the [European] Commission, the Council [of the European Union] and the European Parliament have agreed to ban the use of mercury amalgam fillings from children and pregnant women - though the decision has yet to be ratified.

Amalgam fillings in dentistry release mercury into the body and this has often been associated with symptoms of electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

'Starting July 1, 2018, amalgam use is banned for children under the age of 15 and for pregnant or nursing women — anywhere in the vast European Union (EU)1,2 — 28 countries in all, with a population totaling more than half a billion people.'

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