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Public Health (10-08-2012)
Call for experts on the safety of the use of dental amalgam and its substitutes
The Commission's independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is looking for experts for its working group on the safety of the use of dental amalgam and its substitutes.
The call for expression of interest is launched today with deadline of 10 October 2012. For more information and to submit an application, please visit the dedicated webpage.
The European Commission has recently requested the SCENIHR to deliver an opinion on the potential health impacts caused by dental amalgam and its substitutes. The detailed mandate for this assessment can be found here.
To allow for a comprehensive assessment, experts in various scientific fields related to the use of dental amalgam and its substitutes are encouraged to apply. Experience in risk assessment would be an advantage.
Further information on SCENIHR and the European Commission's other non-food Scientific Committees can be found here.