Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC)

Mercury Subcommittee

November 15, 2012 
Starbucks on Shattuck Avenue - 2224 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
6:00-7:00 PM

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I.    Call to Order and Roll Call

II.   Comments from the Public (3 minute limit)

III.   Announcements from Commissioners

IV.  Discussion/Action

A.  Review information and presentations to CEAC and Community Health Commission

B.  Discuss and review request by Councilmember Capitelli

C.  Drafting potential formats of resolution

V.  Attachments

A.  Dangerous Mercury in CFLs?

B.  Dental Materials Fact Sheet

C.  FDA webpage on amalgam

D.  The Toxic Effects of the Mercury in Dental Amalgam Fillings on the Environment and Human Health

E.  Berkeley Mercury Thermometer Exchange Program, 2004

F.  Management of Amalgam Waste

G.  Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Health Advisory - Eating San Francisco Bay Fish

H.  Chronic Mercury Poisoning 

I.   Comments from the California Dental Association

J.  American Dental Association (ADA) - What Others Say

K.  ADA Literature Review: Dental Amalgam Fillings and Health Effects

L.  Medical Implications of Dental Mercury

M.  Economic Impact of Regulating the Use of Amalgam Restorations   


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