AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening for 90 days, the comment period for the proposed rule, published in the Federal Register of February 20, 2002 (67 FR 7620), on the classification of encapsulated amalgam alloy and dental mercury, the reclassification of dental mercury, and the issuance of special controls for amalgam alloy. In the Federal Register of July 17, 2002 (67 FR 46941), the initial comment period was reopened for 60 days. The agency is taking this action to provide the public with an additional opportunity to comment and to request data and information that may have become available since publication of the proposed rule. DATES: Submit written or electronic comments by July 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FDA-2008- N-0163 (formerly Docket No. 2001N-0067), by any of the following methods: Electronic Submissions Submit electronic comments in the following way: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Written Submissions Submit written submissions in the following ways: FAX: 301-827-6870.
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