A lawsuit was filed in New York by a woman who claims she developed mesothelioma after 30 years of using Chanel talcum powder that was contaminated with asbestos.
Facing nearly 20,000 lawsuits from people with cancer, Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling talc-based Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada.
A jury awarded $40 million to a woman with mesothelioma who used Johnson's Baby Powder and other asbestos-tainted talcum powder products.
A jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $325 million to a woman who developed mesothelioma after years of using talcum powder products she says were contaminated with asbestos.
A jury in St. Louis ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7 billion to 22 women who claim that baby powder caused their ovarian cancer.
A judge in Missouri has upheld a $110 million jury verdict in favor of a woman who was diagnosed with cancer after using baby powder, after finding that Johnson & Johnson had a substantial link to Missouri.
Experts testified to a jury in California that talcum powder is toxic and Johnson & Johnson should have warned women that it causes cancer.