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Exclusive: Chanel, Revlon, L'Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

09 Jun 2020

LONDON/LOS ANGELES Chanel, Revlon and L'Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products as U.S. cancer lawsuits and consumer concerns mount.

Special Report: COVID deepens the other opioid crisis - a shortage of hospital painkillers

09 Jun 2020

As opioid pills and patches fueled a two-decade epidemic of overdoses in the United States, hospitals faced chronic shortages of the same painkillers in injectable form - narcotics vital to patients on breathing machines.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Chanel, Revlon, L'Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

09 Jun 2020

LONDON/LOS ANGELES, June 9 Chanel, Revlon and L'Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products as U.S. cancer lawsuits and consumer concerns mount.

EXCLUSIVE-Chanel, Revlon, L'Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

09 Jun 2020

LONDON/LOS ANGELES, June 9 Chanel, Revlon and L'Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products as U.S. cancer lawsuits and consumer concerns mount.

Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc baby powder in U.S. and Canada

20 May 2020

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling its talc Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, it announced on Tuesday, saying demand had fallen in the wake of what it called "misinformation" about the product's safety amid a barrage of legal challenges. | Video

Jury orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $750 million in New Jersey talc case

07 Feb 2020

Johnson & Johnson was ordered on Thursday by a New Jersey state jury to pay punitive damages of $750 million to four plaintiffs who allege that the company's Baby Powder caused their cancer, a ruling that will be reduced to around $185 million because of state laws, according to a lawyer for the plaintiffs and the company.

U.S. government experts, industry spar over asbestos testing in talc

04 Feb 2020

SILVER SPRING, Md. For the first time in nearly 50 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration examined asbestos testing for talc powders and cosmetics at a hearing on Tuesday, after traces of the known carcinogen were found in several such products, including Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder.

FDA to hold public meeting on testing for asbestos in talc

04 Feb 2020

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb 4 For the first time in nearly 50 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will examine asbestos testing for talc powders and cosmetics at a hearing on Tuesday.

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