Talcum powder is a hydrated magnesium silicate and most often seen in its popular baby powder form. Women also use talcum powder for personal hygiene and cosmetic purposes. Recently, there have been claims that talcum powder causes ovarian cancer, and that manufacturers have looked the other way.
Recently, the household brand name of Johnson & Johnson has come under attack. Johnson & Johnson (J&J) manufactures a diverse line of products ranging from baby powder to antipsychotic drugs. With so many varied products, J&J has been sued multiple times in the past for product defects and personal injuries. According to Bloomberg.com, … Read the rest