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Bloomberg reports that Johnson & Johnson is facing more than 1,000 lawsuits from women claiming the company knew that the talc in its Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products was linked to ovarian cancer when used in the genital area, but didn’t warn customers.
The company marketed both products for feminine hygiene, and in the ‘80s it told that 70 percent of baby-powder users were adults.
In addition to hygiene products, it’s frequently included in the manufacture of paints, paper, rubber, roofing and ceramic materials. The link between talcum powder and cancer isn’t 100 percent proven, although lawyers cite 30 years of data indicating that use of talcum powder increases a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer by between 30 and 40 percent. Talc deposits are often interlaced with other minerals, meaning the danger could be due to impurities rather than talc itself. Still, women may want to avoid applying any powder — talc or otherwise — to their private parts.
Deane Berg, in 2007, suffered from hearing and hair loss as a side effect of chemotherapy treatments.