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Class Says J&J Baby Powder Causes Ovarian Cancer

Law360, Los Angeles (April 29, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson was hit with a putative class action in California federal court on Tuesday, alleging that its classic baby powder products significantly increase the risk of ovarian cancer, which the company fails to disclose on its labels.

Plaintiff Mona Estrada claims she expected Johnson’s Baby Powder, made of scented talc, to be safe when she bought it regularly since 1950. But studies have shown talcum powder increases risk of ovarian cancer 33 percent for women who use it on their genitals. The only warnings...
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Case Title

Estrada v. Johnson & Johnson et al


Case Number

2:14-cv-01051

Court

California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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Troy L. Nunley

Date Filed

April 28, 2014

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