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Breast Implants - Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication Draft Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff October 2019

Draft

Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

Docket Number:
FDA-2019-D-4467
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Medical Products and Tobacco, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

This draft guidance contains recommendations concerning the content and format for certain labeling information for saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants. FDA is issuing this draft guidance to help ensure that a patient receives and understands the benefits and risks of these devices. The recommendations are being made based on concerns that some patients are not receiving and/or understanding information regarding the benefits and risks of these devices.


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