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    Default Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch

    Peter Hopkins
    8-12-22

    Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will stop making and selling its talc-based baby powder around the world from next year.
    The announcement comes more than two years after the healthcare giant ended sales of the product in the US.
    J&J faces tens of thousands of lawsuits from women who allege its talcum powder contained asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
    But the company reiterated its view that decades of independent research shows the product is safe to use.

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    Default Re: Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch

    It's about time, every health food market has been selling corn starch body powder for many years, for adults as well as youngsters. Perhaps unadulterated baking soda could be another safe and viable option.

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