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Wrong Silicone and Fuel Additive

More Problems for French Breast Implants

Breast implants made by the French manufacturer Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) were not only made of industrial grade silicone not approved for human use, but they also had Baysilone, Silopren and Rhodorsil which are products used in oil and rubber industries. It is believed that they caused these implants to rupture more frequently, seven times higher based on news reports in Britain, than those made by other manufacturers. France’s health safety agency took implants from PIP in March of 2010 and had them tested but this is the first report showing fuel additives. PIP went into bankruptcy and shut down in 2010 after testing revealed the use of unapproved silicone. Lawyers for the women who received implants say they should be removed and tested and that testing needs to go beyond France.

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