After generations of use by women, talcum powder has now been linked with ovarian cancer. Talcum powder is an ingredient in common household hygiene products like Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder. Johnson & Johnson knew about the risks for decades but hid them from consumers. However, a Missouri jury recently found that Johnson & Johnson was negligent in warning users about the risk of ovarian cancer, and now the company must pay over $4.5 billion to ovarian cancer victims.
What products contain Talcum Powder?
Products like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products contain talc or talcum powder, and they may put you at risk.
What is the risk of using products with Talcum Powder?
Recurrent use of talcum powder products near the genitals allegedly doubles or triples the risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Me or my family member have used talcum-based body powders. Do I have a claim?
If you or a loved one has developed ovarian cancer after prolonged use of a talcum-based body powder than you likely have a claim. Contact the Cohen Hirsch Law Firm to review your case.