Prepare your practice for the change in amalgam waste regulations
New Environmental Protection Agency regulations have been enacted for the safe handling and disposal of amalgam-related mercury waste. All dental practices must comply with the rules by July of 2020.
Adding an amalgam separator allows an office to capture and recycle at least 95 percent of amalgam waste. Look to Patterson to help you find which amalgam separation handler is right for your practice.
Five tips to successful amalgam waste compliance
We know you want to be a good steward of the environment for future generations while staying up to code. Patterson makes the process easy by breaking down the basics and offering clear solutions. Discover our expert tips and products to easily comply with and navigate the new regulations.
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Explore Patterson’s effective, cutting-edge options for amalgam separation
Solmetex NXT Hg5
The Solmetex NXT Hg5 Amalgam Separator accommodates up to 10 operatories and is easy to operate and maintain. Includes Solmetex Practice Waste Solutions Amalgam Bucket for dry amalgam waste.
Air Techniques Acadia
Due to a smooth and continuous filtration process, Air Techniques features a simple three-stage filter that eliminates all particles larger than 5 mm. No additional electricity, wires or plumbing are needed.