France goes to regulate implants
Xavier Bertrand , the health minister of France have told that EU desired to involve suppliers of medical instruments like implants, to obtain the some kind of agreement on their products to put on the market as suppliers of recommended medicines.
In one interview Bertrand told to the French LCI television that it is an unprecedented but necessary change. The declaration came in the middle of mounting concerns regarding breast implants prepared by French Company PIP (Poly Implant Prothese).
After the death of one French woman in the last year, which was carrying the implants made by PIP, the French government had withdrawn it in March 2010.
The German certification company TUV Rhineland was responsible for the checking of PIP’s products till March 2010. It told that it was only responsible for the manufacturing process not for the content or type of material, like silicon is being used.
Bertrand has said that medical instruments or devices must have a marketing contract or AMM. AMM is one type of approval later given by the national health regulation or EMA (European Medicines Agency) committee to the pharmaceutical products.
French government had given advice to the 30,000 women having implants of PIP to remove them. 20 women were found to be infected by cancer having the implants created by PIP. The Britain has also prearranged an analysis of the protection of implants finished via the bankrupt firm. Before French company goes for out of action already 300,000 PIP implants were went for sell in whole world.