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
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