The Department of Health (DH) and the MHRA today issued the following statement after publishing the final testing results for PIP breast implants.


MHRA toxicology testing and collection of clinical findings upon removal of the implant


“It has been a worrying time for women affected by the PIP scare. We hope it’s a small comfort to women and their families to learn that the experts have examined all the available evidence and concluded that the silicone contained in PIP breast implants does not pose a risk to human health.”


Final expert report on PIP breast implants published (link to DH website)


Posted on the UK MHRA website on 1 February 2013