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Research on silicone breast implants by RIVM completed

The reassessment of the technical files of silicone breast implant manufacturers, which RIVM carried out on behalf of the...

News item | 13-02-2018 | 12:52

Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files

Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 12:00

Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles reveals negligible risk

Hypodermic needles produced by Terumo and other manufacturers pose negligible health risks. There is no reason not to use these...

News item | 07-05-2015 | 11:16

Revocation of advice to avoid Terumo hypodermic needles

The Dutch Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ) revokes its advice to temporarily avoid the use of two types of hypodermic needles...

News item | 17-04-2015 | 14:13

Update on investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles

The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) is currently investigating possible problems with...

News item | 03-04-2015 | 00:00

Current status of the investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles

The Health Care Inspectorate has taken note of the allegations made in an edition of the television programme EenVandaag, to...

News item | 03-04-2015 | 00:00

Call for health care providers to report problems with hypodermic needles

The Health Care Inspectorate requests all health care providers to report any problems they encounter with hypodermic needles...

News item | 27-03-2015 | 00:00

Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles

The Health Care Inspectorate is conducting a full investigation into possible production errors involving hypodermic needles,...

News item | 23-03-2015 | 00:00

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