Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
The Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) has received a request for an update of its 2008 scientific opinion on the environmental risks and indirect health effects of mercury in dental amalgam. The mandate is available here.
Interested parties are invited to submit any relevant information that could assist the scientific committee with this assessment.
All information should be submitted in electronic format to Sanco-SCHER-Secretariat@ec.europa.eu specifying “Dental Amalgam ENV - Call for Information” in the subject line of the e-mail.
All information is considered public unless otherwise stated by the provider.
A document on guidelines for submission of contributions, containing criteria for the call for information and guidance for submission can be found here.
More information on the SCHER and the other Scientific Committees of the European Commission can be found here.