Breast Implants

The subcommittee heard testimony on the safety and regulation of breast implants. Specifically, the subcommittee sought to address the public… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony on the safety and regulation of breast implants. Specifically, the subcommittee sought to address the public concern over the safety of breast implants, which have been known to rupture after implantation in women’s bodies. The Food and Drug Administration decided in April 1992 to limit the availability of silicone based breast implants until further investigations can be made on the safety of the operations. close

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Program ID:
25816-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 1992 | 8:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 03, 1992 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 30, 1992 | 8:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 1992 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 1992 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 1992 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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