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Talcum Powder Litigation Update

Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder might be one of the most recognizable products in the United States today, but decades of mounting evidence have shown the talc in baby powder can cause ovarian cancer. With more than 20 epidemiological studies confirming the link between the talc in baby powder and ovarian cancer, thousands of women are trying to hold Johnson & Johnson (J&J) responsible.

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Talc Alternatives For Summer

Now that summer is officially here, many people might grab some baby powder to help keep themselves dry in this hot and moist summer heat. However, one of the main ingredients in most baby powders is talcum powder. Talcum powder has been shown to greatly increase the risk of ovarian cancer in women who use it around their thighs and groin. So instead of using baby powder with talc, try these safer talc alternatives to keep you dry and cool this summer:

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Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Baby powder is widely used for a number of tasks, including absorbing moisture and freshening up. The product’s talcum powder base has unfortunately been linked to serious health problems when used for certain purposes, leading to allegations that companies have failed to warn consumers of these dangers despite decades of research.

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