Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder will not be sold in the market from next year. The company has said that due to the ongoing litigation regarding this product, it will be completely discontinued. The product has been discontinued in the US and Canada for the past two years.
Johnson & Johnson will stop selling baby powder worldwide, the company’s superhit product
Johnson & Johnson Company is going to stop selling its baby powder. Johnson & Johnson has decided that in the year 2023, the sale of this powder will be banned worldwide. When it was the company’s best-selling talc powder. But the company plans to replace talc-based baby powder with cornstarch-based baby powder worldwide. The company has decided to stop selling this baby powder after being sued by thousands of consumers in the US.
38,000 cases against Johnson & Johnson
Let us tell you that Johnson & Johnson has banned the sale of its baby powder in the US and Canada from 2020. There are more than 38 thousand cases pending against the company. In the reported cases, most women claimed to have developed ovarian cancer after using it.
US regulators have also made a shocking claim about this. They were said to have found cancer-causing ingredients in the company’s baby powder. Johnson & Johnson later called all these allegations baseless.
The company claimed to have removed the product due to declining sales in North America, which led to the company taking the product off the market.
Learn about baby powder
Let us tell you that the talc used in Johnson & Johnson baby powder is the softest mineral in the world. It is produced in many countries.
It is widely used in many industries including paper, plastics and pharmaceuticals. It is used for nappy rash and other types of personal hygiene. American women claim that asbestos has been found in it. Due to which cancer is happening in the body.