The risks of using talcum powder have been known for years by medical professionals, yet not disclosed to women. With the risks of the substance being brought to light, manufacturers of talcum powder are being held responsible for adverse reactions.
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Developed with magnesium silicate (talc), a mineral composed of magnesium, silicon, and
oxygen, talcum powder is finely ground to absorb moisture, and reduce friction. These
properties are why the product is frequently used as a common ingredient in cosmetics,
personal hygiene products, and other consumer goods. General uses for talcum powder
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In 1971, a study conducted on the effects of talcum powder showed that 75% of ovarian tumors showed traces of talc. Manufacturers Johnson & Johnson did not warn doctors or patients about the cancerous risks their product has, and that individuals exposed to the powder could have
serious, life-threatening danger.
Some cases have shown that Johnson & Johnson have continued...Read More
After using Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder as a feminine hygiene product, as well as a way to ease chafing, Deane Berg filed a claim against the manufacturer. Using the...Read More