In order to maintain compliance with EPA’s Dental Rule, dental offices must maintain the following records (either physical or electronic) for a minimum of 3 years:

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Visual inspection log

Documentation of the date, the individual conducting the inspection, results of the inspection, and a summary of follow-up actions, if applicable.

3

Repair logs

Documentation of repair or replacement of amalgam removal device, including date, person making repair/replacement, and description of the repair.

4

Disposal records

Documentation of dates dental amalgam is picked up or shipped for disposal and name of the permitted or licensed disposal company.

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Manufacturer’s manual

Operating manual for the current device.

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