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FDA warns about illegal injectable silicone use for body contouring

15:21 EST 14 Nov 2017 | Healio

The FDA has issued a warning about the serious harm and disfigurement that can result from using injectable silicone or products being falsely marketed as FDA-approved dermal fillers for enhancing the size of the buttocks, breasts and other body parts, according to a press release.
“We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that’s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We’ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,” FDA

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