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H.R. 4011 (109th): Mercury in Dental Fillings Disclosure and Prohibition Act

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10/6/2005--Introduced. 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.