Talcum Powder Lawsuit
What is the Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
The lawsuit involving talcum powder states the manufacturers have failed to warn users of the increased risk of ovarian cancer caused by using talc-based products for personal hygiene use. Specifically, the lawsuits claim that the manufacturers of talcum powder have known for more than 40 years there is a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. However, these companies intentionally made the decision not to warn women that the powder could cause cancer if it entered the ovaries through the vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes after being applied to the genital area or on sanitary napkins, diaphragms, or condoms.
Have Lawsuits Been Filed Against Johnson & Johnson?
Yes. Johnson & Johnson is facing a number of lawsuits alleging that they failed to warn women about the risk of developing ovarian cancer when using these products near the genitals.