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Asbestos Found in J&J Baby Powder Leads to Recall

As reported by the Washington Post, Johnson & Johnson is recalling over 33,000 bottles of baby powder after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found small amounts of asbestos in a bottle purchased online.

The recall follows thousands of lawsuits by plaintiffs who claim Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder was contaminated with asbestos which caused ovarian cancer after usage. “At multiple trials, J&J experts have testified asbestos hasn’t been detected in the talc in its baby powder in many tests over 40 years.”

Read the full article here on The Washington Post’s site

Video: Important Information for Women Concerned About Talc and Cancer

Lieff Cabraser attorney Tiseme Zegeye has released a video discussing alleged connections between regular use of talcum powder and ovarian cancer. The video includes information on lawsuits filed by injured women against Johnson & Johnson, as well as guidance on how injured women can contact Ms. Zegeye and other Lieff Cabraser lawyers for help with their potential cases against J&J.

Contact a Talc Injury Lawyer at Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser represents women who believe their ovarian cancer was caused by long-term use of talc products containing undisclosed lethal asbestos. If you, a friend, or a family member are a long-time (6 years or more) user of talcum powder products made by Johnson & Johnson or another talc product manufacturer, and have received a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, you have the right to seek fair compensation. Please call us today at 1 800 541-7358 or visit our Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Injuries page to contact Wendy Fleishman or Tiseme Zegeye about your talc injury case.

We will help you gather the information and file the claims needed to seek recompense for any injuries, suffering, or related harm, and we will review your claim for free, confidentially, and with no obligation on your part.