EU Seeks Deeper Study Of Faulty Breast Implants

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 8:06 PM EST) -- The European Commission on Thursday asked for further review of the potential health risks of faulty breast implants, responding to the publication of a scientific committee's study on the safety of silicone products manufactured by the now-defunct French company Poly Implant Prothese.

The report, requested by the commission in early January and published Wednesday by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks, found that there was not yet sufficient evidence to lead to firm conclusions about the health risks faced by women with...
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