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

§ 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]

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Title 21 published on 10-May-2017 03:43

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

  • 2015-11-20; vol. 80 # 224 - Friday, November 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 72585 - Dental Devices; Reclassification of Electrical Salivary Stimulator System
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final order.
      This order is effective December 21, 2015.
      21 CFR Part 872