J&J’s Baby Powder News

Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid Yank Recalled J&J Baby Powder Off Shelves

Three major U.S. retailers, including Walmart, are removing all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder from their stores, following the healthcare conglomerate’s recall last week of some bottles due to possible asbestos contamination. CVS Health Corp. said on …

Appeals Court Nixes J&J $110 Million Baby Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson persuaded a Missouri appeals court to throw out a $110 million jury award to a woman who said she got cancer from the company’s baby powder. It was the fourth appellate win in the state for J&J, …

J&J Questions Methods Used by Scientists Who Claim Baby Powder Had Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson, seeking to head off claims by thousands of women that its iconic Baby Powder caused their cancer, took aim at some of the science cited in lawsuits alleging the company’s talc-based products were tainted in the past …

J&J Gets New Trial After Jury Awards $417 Million in Baby Powder Talc Suit

Johnson & Johnson deserves a new trial after a jury ordered the world’s largest maker of health-care products to pay $417 million to a woman who blamed the company’s iconic Baby Powder for causing her cancer, an appeals court concluded. …

J&J Talc Supplier Files for Bankruptcy Over Lawsuits

A key supplier of talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in the wake of multibillion-dollar lawsuits alleging its products caused ovarian cancer and asbestos-related mesothelioma. Imerys Talc America, the U.S. unit …

Jury Says J&J Should Pay Record $4.7 Billion in Talc Cancer Case

A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict is …

$55M J&J Talc-Powder Verdict Tossed by Missouri Appeals Court

A Missouri appeals court on June 29 threw out a $55 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products, including J&J’s Baby Powder, for feminine …