Johnson & Johnson was hit with a complaint March 6 alleging the company continues to violate California law by failing to warn that its Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products contain asbestos.
The suit represents a new front in the litigation over J&J’s personal care talc products. It’s the first complaint filed under California’s Prop. 65 notice provision alleging asbestos in J&J’s talc.
The plaintiffs are California residents who purchased Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower to Shower.
The complaint seeks civil penalties of $2,500 per day for every container of Baby Powder or Shower to Shower that J&J sold ...