TITLE

Breast implants: Assigning blame

PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the joint venture formed by Dow Chemical and Corning Inc. may not have done enough to ensure the safety of silicone-gel breast implants. The controversial history of testing by company scientists; The likelihood that company is facing a firestorm of litigation; An estimated 2 million women have received implants in the past three decades; Dow Corning's total sales; The company's potential liability.
ACCESSION #
9201271017

 

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