Poly Implant Prothèse – PIP (liqu. 2010)


The Company was liquidated in 2010 following the revelation of the use of cheaper  industrial-grade silicone for breast implants since 2001

Selected information:

EU: Court 16.02.2017

GERMANY: Fehlerhafte Brustimplantate: Tausende Frauen in Deutschland betroffen, Dtsch Arztebl 2012; 109(3): A-76 / B-70 / C-70

01-2017: TÜV Rheinland shall pay 60M to about 20.000 wimen. Second instance on the way.

11-2020: New trial against TÜV in breast implant scandal in France

UK: Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) silicone breast implants. Review of the actions of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Department of Health

USA The New York Times: Defective Breast Implant Sales Draw Prison Term for French Executive