Monthly Archives: March 2019

PIP implants – from CE marks to ISO accreditation?

The French court ordered TUV Rheinland was ordered to pay compensation to victims of defective PIP breast implants.  The French regulator, Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Produits de Sante (AFSSAPS), probably regrets delegating this task to them in the first place. … Continue reading

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Hidden FDA Reports Detail Harm Caused by Medical Devices

The FDA keeps suppressed lists of medical device failures.  You can read about it on Medscape: FDA spokeswoman Deborah Kotz confirmed that the “registry exemption” was created without any public notice or regulations. “Any device manufacturer can request an exemption … Continue reading

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Corruption of safety certification kills over 180

Over 180 people have died from a deadly mudslide which caused a faulty Brazilian dam to collapse, in spite of safety certification by TUV Sud.  Read the story here. Third-party accreditation was supposed to prevent this sort of thing.  ISO … Continue reading

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As Brexit, so ISO 9001, 17025, 15189?

Five hundred years of England – sacred and profane. Download before YouTube censors it! Dominic Frisby Published on Mar 5, 2019 Please help take this song to number one. Please buy a copy of the single at iTunes/Amazon etc … Continue reading

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