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What is Talcum powder?

Almost all of us are aware about the talcum powder. Talcum powder is prepared from talc. A mineral equipped up chiefly of the fundamentals magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. At the side with corn starch, it is one of the most extensively used substances known as baby powder.

Since it is in the form of powder, it absorbs moisture and helps in cutting down scratch which makes it useful for keeping skin dry and helping to avoid rashes. It is extensively used in cosmetic products such as facial powders for adult body and many more consumer products; it is also available in numerous body powders. It is also used as an ingredient in color cosmetics, soap, toothpaste, antiperspirant, chewing gum and drug tablets.

Talcum Powder Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Health Issues

In Women’s

Shower-to-Shower powder was introduced as one of the most extensively used talcum powder product. These products particularly embattled at women as a general talcum body powder. This Product may increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer. When the powder is applied for feminine hygiene purposes, research suggests that the talc could drift into the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries. Many women applied talc powders to dust their private parts with talcum powders or been using it for undergarments and sanitary pads to keep skin cool and comfortable and also to dishearten the growth of vaginal odors.

In Babies

Talc can cause respiratory problems, especially in babies. This is the main reason; use of baby powders containing talc is discouraged by many academies, institutes and a majority of private pediatricians. Despite the widespread use of the products for babies, a number of studies have suggested that side effects of some baby powder on babies' may increase respiratory problems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has identified potential risk factors for many diseases in use of this powder.

Talcum Powder Lawsuit:-

Women's who are currently suffering from ovarian cancer can file a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. Talcum powder lawsuit can be filed by the patients who have suffered from ovarian cancer caused due to using talcum products for personal hygiene. The lawsuit is filed against the manufacturers who have failed to caution the users or consumers.

On the other hand, the talcum manufacturers companies deliberately made the decision not to advise the women and costumers that the talcum powder may cause cancer, if it is being applied to the genital area or private parts. At drugs claim we have a team of experienced attorneys and talcum powder lawyers who can help you filing a lawsuit if you have had any talcum powder side effects.