STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Talcum Powder Plaintiffs Move to De-Designate Documents As Confidential
October 21, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– Plaintiffs with talcum powder claims pending in a Missouri state court have moved to de-designate certain documents as confidential, maintaining that the “protected documents” do not contain any secret formulas, trade secrets, products still in design or competition strategies “such that if disclosed Imerys would suffer irreparable harm.”
In the Oct. 14 motion filed in the Missouri Circuit Court for St. Louis City, the plaintiffs argued that “Talc has existed as a consumer product for over one hundred years” and “nothing about talc or those involved in its supply is confidential as can be demonstrated by a ...