21 CFR 872.3070 - Dental amalgam, mercury, and amalgam alloy.

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§ 872.3070 Dental amalgam, mercury, and amalgam alloy.
(a) Identification. Dental amalgam is a device that consists of a combination of elemental mercury, supplied as a liquid in bulk, sachet, or predosed capsule form, and amalgam alloy composed primarily of silver, tin, and copper, supplied as a powder in bulk, tablet, or predosed capsule form, for the direct filling of carious lesions or structural defects in teeth. This device also includes the individual component devices, mercury and amalgam alloy, when intended to be combined with each other to form dental amalgam.
(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The special control for this device is FDA's “Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Dental Amalgam, Mercury, and Amalgam Alloy.” See§ 872.1(e) for the availability of this guidance document.
[74 FR 38714, Aug. 4, 2009]

Title 21 published on 2014-04-01

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  • 2014-08-25; vol. 79 # 164 - Monday, August 25, 2014
    1. 79 FR 50551 - Medical Devices; Technical Amendment
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      This rule is effective August 25, 2014.
      21 CFR Parts 862, 864, 866, and 872

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Title 21 published on 2014-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR 872 after this date.

  • 2014-09-18; vol. 79 # 181 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56027 - Dental Devices; Reclassification of Salivary Stimulatory System, To Be Renamed Electrical Salivary Stimulator System
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Proposed Order.
      Submit either electronic or written comments by December 17, 2014. Please see section IX of this document for the proposed effective date of any final order that may publish based on this proposed order.
      21 CFR Part 872