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Where to call for information

Published Oct. 10, 2005

The Food and Drug Administration has set up a toll-free telephone hot line for consumers seeking information about silicone gel-filled breast implants.

The number, 1-800-532-4440 will b staffed from 9 a.m to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. At other times callers may leave addresses to receive written information.

Also, the Tampa Bay Breast Implant Hotline is a non-profit phone service designed to provide free information to women concerned about the subject of breast implants. The number is 1-800-682-2314.