Baby Powder

Court Documents Suggest that Johnson & Johnson was Aware of Potential Link Between Baby Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer in 1992

For many women, using talcum powder for feminine hygiene purposes has been a daily ritual for years. Women often learn from their mothers, aunts, sisters and grandmothers at a young age that using baby powder on the genital area can keep them feeling fresh and clean. The foundation of this…

August 8th, 2016 Read More
Studies Show That Regular Talc Use Greatly Increases Odds of Developing Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest form of female reproductive cancer and accounts for more than 14,000 deaths every year. Studies show that long-term use of talcum powder on the genital area may be a contributing factor in thousands of cases of deadly ovarian cancer every year. At Morelli Law Firm,…

July 22nd, 2016 Read More
Major Cancer Organizations Advise Consumers to Avoid Using Talcum Powder for Feminine Hygiene Purposes

The link between ovarian cancer and regular use of talcum powder on the genital area has been well documented by the medical and scientific community for decades. Talc particles were observed on cancerous ovarian tissue in 1971, and approximately 20 studies linking talcum powder to an increased risk of ovarian…

July 6th, 2016 Read More
70% of all Johnson’s Baby Powder Users are Adults

According to Bloomberg, sales of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products generated an estimated $374 million in sales in 2014. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that a vast majority of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products are being used by adults, and thousands of women may be at…

June 2nd, 2016 Read More
J&J Hit With $55M Verdict in Ovarian Cancer Trial

On Tuesday, 5/3, a jury awarded $55 million to a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson baby powder. Read more about this verdict here.

May 13th, 2016 Read More
J&J Ordered to Pay $72 Million in Damages in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

A jury in St. Louis awarded $72 million in damages to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer after regularly using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder. Read more about this verdict here.

April 28th, 2016 Read More