H.R.4011 - Mercury in Dental Fillings Disclosure and Prohibition Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33] (Introduced 10/06/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/27/2005 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.4011 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/06/2005)
Mercury in Dental Fillings Disclosure and Prohibition Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem adulterated (hence prohibited), effective January 1, 2009, any amalgam containing mercury intended for use in a dental filling.
Provides for a transition period, during which such a device may be manufactured and sold if it bears a specified warning label, until this Act becomes effective.