Asbestos, Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson & Ovarian Cancer


Asbestos, Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson & Harlan: A case in the United States District Court, S.D. Illinois, ruled on motion to remand.

The Asbestos, Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson & Ovarian Cancer case is about a woman that allegedly developed ovarian cancer from her use of the baby powder products that may contain asbestos and other carcinogenic chemicals.

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson & Ovarian Cancer includes:

  • Plaintiff filed her Complaint against Defendants in the Circuit Court of Madison County, Illinois, asserting that she developed ovarian cancer as a result of perineal use of two talc-based (talcum powder) products, Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower
  • The Court ruled: Granted

For more on the Asbestos, Talcum Powder, Johnson & Johnson & Ovarian Cancer case, please follow this link: Asbestos, Talcum Powder & J and J – August 31, 2015.


For information on a case – from the Associated Press – involving asbestos and talcum powder products (baby powder, shower to shower…), please see the recent verdict for an Alabama woman that was awarded millions based on her use of these baby powder products – Asbestos and Talcum Powder St. Louis Missouri.

The American Cancer Society references talcum powder and its relationship with asbestos – See this link: Talcum powder and asbestos


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