Talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar

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Talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar: A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Missouri, Eastern Division, ruled on motion to remand.

The Talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar case is about a woman that allegedly developed ovarian cancer from her use of the baby powder products that may contain asbestos and other carcinogenic chemicals.

A brief summary of the Talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar includes:

  • Plaintiffs in this case are 98 individuals (or their spouses and/or personal representatives) who allege that they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson baby powder and shower to shower products.
  • Defendant Johnson & Johnson designed, developed, manufactured, marketed and sold the products, and defendant Imerys Talc mined the talc contained in the products.
  • The Court ruled: Remanded to State court
  • For more on the Talc, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar case, please follow this link: Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson, Ovarian Cancer & Ferrar – December 4, 2014.

For information on other cases involving asbestos and talcum powder products (baby powder, shower to shower…), please see the recent verdict for an Alabama woman that was awarded millions based on her use of these baby powder products –

  1. Asbestos and Talcum Powder St. Louis Missouri
  2. Johnson and Johnson to pay $55 million for Baby powder and ovarian cancer 

The American Cancer Society references talcum powder and its relationship with asbestos – See this link: Talcum powder and asbestos.

In addition, please see the recent article about what Johnson & Johnson knew (supposedly, Johnson & Johnson alerted to risk of asbestos in talc in ’70s, files show) about whether asbestos was used in its talcum powder products and baby powder products.

For more on asbestos exposure and the potential problems associated with asbestos exposure (e.g., asbestosis, cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma…), please follow this link: AML


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