EU reference to European standard adopted in 2002 for breast implants is cancelled

April 28, 2004

Brussels, April 2004

Commission Decision of 20 April 2004 on the publication of the reference of standard EN 12180:2000 "Non-active surgical implants - Body contouring implants - Specific requirements for mammary implants" in accordance with Council Directive 93/42/EEC (notified under document number C(2004) 15) (OJ L120/48 24.4.2004). Full text

Article 1

The reference of standard EN 12180:2000 'Non-active surgical implants - Body contouring implants - Specific requirements for mammary implants', adopted by the European Committee For Standardisation (CEN) and published for the first time in the Official Journal of the European Communities of 31 July 2002, shall be withdrawn from the list of standards published in the Official Journal of the European Communities. The standard shall not therefore continue to confer the presumption of conformity to the relevant provisions of Directive 93/42/EEC .

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Official Journal of the EC, No. L120/48 24.4.2004

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