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