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Talcum Powder’s Link to Ovarian Cancer

February 8, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Many people use the clay mineral talc as an absorbent product—it keeps things dry. One of the most common talc-based products is talcum powder, commonly used in baby powder and various cosmetics. Before the 1970s, people were unaware of the link between asbestos and cancer. The talc mined for talcum powder during this time was therefore not separated from any…
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Asbestos Found in Children’s Toys

October 25, 2011 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Los Angeles, CA – An advocacy group against asbestos said Monday it is suing several companies after discovering the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in certain children’s toys. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court and Los Angeles Superior Court against CBS Broadcasting,Planet Toys Inc. and several retailers for allegedly selling contaminated toys based…
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