Almost everyone agrees: removal, treatment, after-care, surveillance, monitoring and on-going testing and patient follow-up are amongst the highest priorities for anyone with toxic PIP Class III (High Risk) Medical Implant Devices.
- British Government & Department of Health
- Some Government Experts
- MHRA (British Regulator)
Is there something more?
Full toxicological reports commissioned by the MHRA in 2011 were not made public until 30 July 2012. The British Expert Group final report found PIP implants non-toxic. So why did the French Regulator, Afssaps and the French Government take the matter so very seriously and recommend the removal of all PIP implants?The answer lays in a critical piece of evidence the British Experts rely on specifically relating to octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4). At the time the Expert Report was published the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products or SCCP stated: