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J&J Fails to Warn of Asbestos in Talc, Suit Will Allege

Oct. 10, 2017, 3:22 PM

Johnson & Johnson has been notified that it will soon face a new front in the litigation over its personal care talc products.

J&J will confront, as soon as the end of October, claims that it continues to violate California law by failing to warn state consumers that the company’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products contain asbestos.

The company is already fighting thousands of ovarian cancer claims tied to its talc products and a number of asbestos-related personal injury suits. Several multi-million-dollar awards have been handed down, including in California, over the past two years in the cancer ...