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Table 1 Total Filling Size Score, volatilization readings and mass of mercury containing particulate (n = 21) and mass and volatilization readings of controls (n = 2) and an elemental mercury sample (n = 1)

From: Mercury vapor volatilization from particulate generated from dental amalgam removal with a high-speed dental drill – a significant source of exposure

  1. Details size rating of the fillings that were removed, the peak and 15-min, 30 min and 60-min average Hg vapor readings, and the mass of mercuryin each sample. It also lists the peak and 15-min and 30-min average Hg vaporthat was vaporized by the elemental mercury. The table further indicates the Hg massand vapor results of the control wipes, which were below detectable limits (<dl)