Research shows that as many as 10,000 cases of talcum powder-related ovarian cancer are diagnosed every year. How does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? Products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower body powder have a naturally occurring mineral called talc. This mineral shares similar properties with asbestos, another mineral linked to deadly cancers. Contact a nationwide talcum
Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer You’ve probably used talcum powder for years – and your parents likely used it on you when you were a baby. It seems like the most innocent of products, yet there is evidence that women who use talcum powder on their genitals, or place it on sanitary napkins to reduce odor, may be placing themselves
On October 24th of 2014, Imerys Talc America filed a Motion to dismiss the claims against them on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction. Judge John F. Garvey denied this motion on March 17th. Imery’s Talc America then filed a Motion to Reconsider the Order Denying the Motion to Dismiss, which was again denied, this time by Judge Rex M.