42 U.S. Code § 289g–3 - Breast implant research
(a) In general
The Director of NIH may conduct or support research to examine the long-term health implications of silicone breast implants, both gel and saline filled. Such research studies may include the following:
(1) Developing and examining techniques to measure concentrations of silicone in body fluids and tissues.
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 498C, as added Pub. L. 107–250, title II, § 215(b),Oct. 26, 2002, 116 Stat. 1615.)
Breast Implants; Study by Comptroller General
Pub. L. 107–250, title II, § 214,Oct. 26, 2002, 116 Stat. 1615, which provided that the Comptroller General was to conduct a study of information typically provided by health professionals to women on breast implant surgery and to report the findings of the study to Congress, was repealed by Pub. L. 111–8, div. G, title I, § 1301(g),Mar. 11, 2009, 123 Stat. 829.