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EU agrees dental amalgam ban in children, pregnant and breastfeeding women
European civil society has endorsed the provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for pregnant and breastfeeding women as of 1 July 2018 Read more...
Civil society calls on EU decision makers to phase out dental amalgam
The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) together with the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, HCWH, WECF, and EEB calls on EU decision makers to phase out dental amalgam. Read more...
Support a Strong Mercury Treaty
The International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN), a global network working towards the elimination of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), recently asked for sign-ons to a civil society organisations joint statement calling for stronger mercury treaty provisions. Join HEAL and other organisations in supporting a strong mercury treaty. Learn more and give your support - Act now!