In article <4khuii$auv at newsbf02.news.aol.com> merryloo at aol.com (Merryloo) writes:
>From: merryloo at aol.com (Merryloo)
>Subject: toxic chemicals in silicone gel
>Date: 10 Apr 1996 23:33:38 -0400
>Does anyone have information regarding toxic chemicals used in silicone
>gel implants and toxic reactions to same.
Trace amounts of several things have been measured. I am sure you can
get a list for the asking on alt.support.breast-implant. In any case, the
amounts are so low that there is no significant toxic hazard. Remember the
toxicologist mantra--- " The exposure is much more important than the agent".
Peter H. Proctor, PhD, MD ABMT, ABT