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Walmart, Sanofi, Others to Face Claims Over Talc Products

April 17, 2019, 7:57 PM

Bausch Health Companies, Sanofi, CVS, Dollar General, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart have been notified that they will soon face suit alleging arsenic, chromium, lead and silica in talcum powder products.

Firms representing California resident Jan Graham filed the 60-day required notice of intent to sue the companies under California’s Proposition 65.

The state law mandates consumer warnings by manufacturers whose products contain listed chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.

With penalties of up to $2,500 per day, per violation, the companies could be subject to hefty fines if the allegations are proven....

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