Recall Or Safety Alert for Silicone Implants for plastic surgery: Mammary Implants, Pectoral Implants, Gluteal Implants, Calf Implants, Implants for Hand Surgery, Tissue Expanders, Facial Implants, Nostril Retainers, Suspension Sheet for Mammoplasty; Silicone Implants for Bariatric surgery: Gastric Balloons, Gastric Bands; Silicone Implants for Urology: Testicular Implants, Penile Implants, Vesical Conformers, Periurethral Constrictors, Tubes for Hypospadias, Vaginal Stents; Silicone Implants for General Surgery: Silicone Blocks and Sheets; Silicone Invasive Devices: Sizers for Silicone Implants

According to Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (BASG), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Austria that was produced by Silimed – Indústria de Implantes Ltda.

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Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety alert
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  • Notes / Alerts
    Austrian data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (BASG), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Austria.
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