2 Lists of Chemicals in Silicone Breast Implants

This first list was found on a Gov't Site in the UK:*

 Chemical Constituents of Silicone Gel Breast Implants
 
This list varies according to manufacturer and is limited due to commercial confidentiality
             COMPONENT         TYPICAL COMPOUNDS
base polymers dimethyl polysiloxanes;
other polysiloxanes 
additional polymers substituted polysiloxanes
crosslinking agents substituted polysiloxanes
filler / reinforcer amorphous, fumed silica or trimethylated silica
crosslinking catalysts & reaction inhibitors platinum catalyst;
tin catalyst (occasional);
peroxide catalyst (rare);
organic inhibitors
solvents 1,1,1-trichloroethane;
xylene;
acetone;
ethanol;
other solvents (occasional)
release agent zinc stearate
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The following list was compiled by the
Chemical Injury Information Network
PO Box 301, White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645



  •   1 Methyl Ethyl Ketone
  •   2 Cyclohexanone
  •   3 Isopropyl Alcohol
  •   4 Denatured Alcohol
  •   5 Acetone
  •   6 Urethane
  •   7 Polyvinyl Chloride ,*CLICK TO READ TIME ARTICLE ABOUT THIS! (Liquid Vinyl)This ingredient (was used in all medical devices made at Edwards Lab, from tubing to gel.)
  •  8  Lacquer Thinner
  •  9  Ethyl Acetate
  • 10 Epoxy Rexin
  • 11 Epoxy Hardener-both 10 & 11 (are chemically known as glycosides Ether of Bisphenol A.)
  • 12 Amine
  • 13 Printing Ink
  • 14 TolueneClick HERE to see all about Toluene!
    15 Dichloromethan (Methylene Chloride)This breaks down in the body so blood cannot carry oxygen  Metabolizes carbon  monoxide poisoning. Causes CSN depression)
  • 16 Freon
  • 17 Silicone
  • 18 Flux
  • 19 Solder
  • 20 Metal Cleaning Acid
  • 21 Lofol (Formaldehyde)
  • 22 Talcum Powder
  • 23 Color Pigments as Release agents
  • 24 Oakite (Cleaning Solvent)
  • 25 Eastman 910 Glue (Cyanoacyrylates)
  • 26 Ethylene Oxide (ETO)
  • 27 Cabob Black
  • 28 Xylen
  • 29 Hexone
  • 30 Hexanone 2
  • 31 Thixon-OSN-2
  • 32 Antioxidant (Rubber)
  • 33 Acid Stearic
  • 34 Zinc Oxide
  • 35 Naptha (Rubber Solvent)
  • 36 Phenol
  • 37 Benzene-Known Carcinogen!!!

  •         KNOWN TO CAUSE IMMUNE DISEASE!!!!!!


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