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Expert Contradicts Theory Linking Baby Powder and Cancer SILICA Expert Case

Expert Contradicts Theory Linking Baby Powder and Cancer

After using baby powder for over three decades, a woman began to have a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and bloating. Her doctor diagnosed her with cancer, and she began to suspect her routine use of baby powder of exposing her to carcinogenic talc, join …

Baby Powder Claimed to have Carcinogenic Effect on Ovaries SILICA Expert Case

Baby Powder Claimed to have Carcinogenic Effect on Ovaries

When a woman’s savings had to be spent on medical treatment fees for her ovarian cancer, she filed suit alleging that the excessive use of baby powder had caused her to be exposed to harmful carcinogens. Though she had no prior exposure to harmful substa …

Gynecologic Oncologists Opine on Baby Powder-Ovarian Cancer Link SILICA Expert Case

One young mother’s contraction of abdominal cancerous lumps prompted a legal investigation into whether baby powder, which is talc-based, could plausibly increase the risk of ovarian cancer. The potential of talc to cause inflammation of the ovaries in w …

Lawsuit Alleges Baby Powder Talc is not Asbestos-Free SILICA Expert Case

Lawsuit Alleges Baby Powder Talc is not Asbestos-Free

Following the death of a mother due to ovarian cancer, her family filed suit against the pharmaceutical company that had sold her the product without any attached warnings over talcum powder. Though the product was alleged to be free of carcinogenic asbest …

Ovarian Cancer Patients Sue Manufacturer of Talc-Based Powder SILICA Expert Case

When multiple lawsuits alleged that the use of pure talcum in baby powder products increased chances of ovarian cancer, industry practices in cosmetic regulation were brought into question. The status of regulatory practices in the Personal Care Products C …

Class Action Alleges Baby Powder Facilitates Cancer SILICA Expert Case

Class Action Alleges Baby Powder Facilitates Cancer

An expert in performing electronic microscopy was needed in a lawsuit against a baby powder manufacturing company when patients alleged the product had caused them to develop cancer. Throughout the case, scientific literature was conflicted on whether asbe …

Baby Powder Manufacturer Sued for Causing Ovarian Cancer SILICA Expert Case

Baby Powder Manufacturer Sued for Causing Ovarian Cancer

After numerous women developed ovarian cancer while using talcum-based baby powder, a high-profile product liability case was brought against one of the largest pharmaceutical producers of talc worldwide. Allegedly, that baby powder once considered to be s …

Epidemiology Expert Comments on Talcum-Cancer Correlation SILICA Expert Case

Epidemiology Expert Comments on Talcum-Cancer Correlation

When multiple women began to develop weight loss, abdominal lumps, indigestion, and eventual ovarian cancer following the use of a multinational brand of baby powder, the product’s company was sued for neglecting to provide warnings about their products. …

Class Action Claims Baby Powder has Carcinogenic Properties SILICA Expert Case

Class Action Claims Baby Powder has Carcinogenic Properties

An experienced epidemiologist was needed in a civil court case between a company that manufactures baby powder and past users who claimed that the product had given them cancer. The long-term health impact of the powder was brought into question by the cas …