| FAQ - Instruments & Equipment - 2014
I would like to find documentation or scientific reference to why we should screw the amalgam capsules back together after use.
Ask OSAP does not review, evaluate, certify, recommend or endorse products. Ask OSAP also does not provide technical support for specific products. If you have further questions about procedures and specific products it is recommended that you consult with the manufacturer’s written instruction manual and/or contact the manufacturer of your product directly. It is important to note that amalgam products should be used in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s approved written instructions for use (IFU).
Further general information about Best Management Practices for Amalgam Waste can be accessed at this link:
1) American Dental Association. Best Management Practices for Amalgam Waste. http://www.ada.org/sections/publicResources/pdfs/topics_
amalgamwaste.pdf Accessed on January 27, 2014.