Bid to ban silicone implants in EuropeBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7137.1037g (Published 04 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1037
- Rory Watson
A campaign has been launched in Brussels to ban the use of silicone implants throughout the European Union.
The initiative is being led by a British Labour MEP, Bill Miller. He argues that existing EU legislation on medical devices which includes a list of substances and other items that are banned could be extended and used to outlaw the implants.
“There is a very strong case for …