The talcum powder is often used to prevent or treat diaper rash around the baby's bottom and genital area. Women used talcum powder on their genitals to reduce the feminine odours, soothe rashes and relieve friction on the skin.
However, according to media reports, more than 6600 talcum powder cancer lawsuit has been filed against Johnson & Johnson – a leading manufacturer of talcum powder. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the majority of women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. They claim to have suffered from cancer after long-term use of talcum powder on their genital area.
If you are suffering from ovarian cancer due to prolonged use of talcum powder, then you should claim for compensation. But it is not necessary that you will get compensated. There are certain rules that you should abide in order to get rightful compensation. You can navigate to https://www.talcumpowdercancerlawsuit.com/who-can-file-a-talcum-powder-cancer-lawsuit.aspx to know about the criteria.
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The risk of the use of baby powder and ovarian cancer are exposed to now. Scientists first began investigating a possible link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer when they found talc particles in women ovarian tumours.
How can baby powder be used safely?
- Avoid baby powder on your baby's eyes.
- Keep it away from your face. This can help to avoid the possibility of inhalation.
- Keep out of reach of your children.
- Whisk directly into your hands away from your face.