AMALGAM SEPARATOR RULE POSTPONED
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On January 20th
President Trump issued a Presidential memorandum that froze all pending and non-published federal regulations. This type of action has been standard for all incoming presidents over the past 40 years. This action postpones the EPA’s final rule regarding the installation of amalgam separators in all dental offices by 2019. The rule will now have to be reviewed by the incoming EPA director and resubmitted. This action does not affect the FDA rule banning the use of powdered gloves since that regulation was published prior to the January 20th
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