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Sub Standard Implants sold to Dutch Firm

Augmenting a scandal that can affect 300,000 women across the globe, Diane Bouhuij, a Dutch health official, reported that a Dutch firm had bought implants made by France’s Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) which is now defunct and under investigation. Renamed as “M-implants”, they were sold by the Dutch firm in Netherlands to about 1,000 women. However, the name of the Dutch company was not revealed. PIP, once the third largest maker of breast implants in the world is found guilty of using industrial-grade in place of medical-grade silicon in some of its implants and this latest. Renaming outbreak has further enlarged the scope of the health controversy.

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