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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Medical Devices

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Report Problems with Liposuction to the FDA

  • Health professionals or consumers should report serious adverse reactions or other problems related to equipment or medications used for liposuction through the FDA's MedWatch Program.
  • The Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 requires hospitals and other user facilities to report deaths, serious illness and injuries associated with the use of medical devices. Questions about mandatory reporting can be answered by the

    Division of Surveillance Systems, Reporting Systems Branch, by phone on 240-276-3000, or write to
    Reporting Systems Monitoring Branch
    1350 Piccard Drive HFZ-533
    Rockville, MD 20850