Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc baby powder worldwide

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc baby powder worldwide

Aug 13, 2022 by New York Daily News

Key Facts

  • Johnson & Johnson will discontinue sales of talc-based baby powder worldwide beginning next year.
  • The company already stopped selling talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada in 2020 after hundreds of people filed lawsuits claiming it caused cancer.
  • A 2018 Reuters investigation found that between 1970 and the early 2000s, Johnson’s Baby Powder occasionally tested positive for small amounts of the carcinogen asbestos.
  • In this April 15, 2011, photo, a bottle of Johnson's Baby Powder is displayed in San Francisco.

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