Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Subject "Dental amalgam -- Environmental aspects"

  • Stone, Mark E.; Scott, John W.; Schultz, Stephen T.; Berry, Denise L.; Wilcoxon, Monte; Piwoni, Marvin D.; Panno, Brent; Bordson, Gary (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    In drinking water treatments, a form of chlorine is used for disinfection so that bacteria do not contaminate pipes. Most drinking water treatment plants use chlorine (HOCl/OCl-), but some have switched to monochloramine ...

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  • Stone, Mark (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Provides an overview of initiatives to eliminate the use of dental amalgam containing mercury.

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  • Stone, Mark E.; Kuehne, John C.; Cohen, Mark E.; Talbott, Jonathan L.; Scott, John W. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2006)
    Dental amalgam is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin, and copper. Mercury typically makes up about 50% of it. The amalgam is used to provide the dental patient with a strong durable filling. Some of the dental amalgam may ...

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