This document specifies the requirements and test methods for dental amalgam products supplied to the user in capsules, pre-dosed with dental amalgam alloy powder and dental mercury in quantities suitable for the creation of a single dental restoration.
This document specifies the requirements and test methods for the capsule and the requirements for packaging and marking.
This document is not applicable to other metallic materials in which an alloy powder reacts with an alloy that is liquid at ambient temperature to produce a solid metallic material intended for dental restoration.
This document is restricted to dental amalgam products marketed in pre-capsulated form, alone. Other products intended for use in the production of dental amalgam restorations (dental amalgam alloy as a free-flowing powder supplied in bulk masses, dental amalgam alloy powder supplied as compressed tablets and dental mercury sachets) are described in ISO 24234.