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Talc: Asbestos Exposure in Everyday Objects

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Talc: Asbestos Exposure in Everyday Objects

For a number of years, women across the country have been claiming that talc found in Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Baby Powder has caused ovarian cancer. Nevertheless, manufacturers continually use talcum powder in a multitude of products – many of which carry traces of asbestos. Asbestos is a known carcinogen. It is the only known cause of mesothelioma and is often linked to the...

Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos All Along

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Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos All Along

An investigative report shines a light on the company’s deception about asbestos-contaminated baby powder

Aware that its talcum powder-based products tested positive for asbestos, Johnson & Johnson executives went to great lengths to hide the dangerous truth from the public and regulators, according to internal company documents examined by Reuters.  The investigation documented...

Hiding in Plain Sight: Asbestos in Crayons

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Asbestos in Crayons

Crayons purchased by a consumer advocacy group were found to contain asbestos.

Crayons purchased at a Chicago Dollar Tree have tested positive for asbestos. U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a consumer advocacy organization, tested six kinds of crayons from various brands. Green Playskool crayons showed trace amounts of the asbestos fiber tremolite.

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