STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
California Resident Files Prop 65 Lawsuit Against Talcum Powder Defendants
January 31, 2020
LOS ANGELES –– A California resident has filed a Prop 65 lawsuit against a number of talc defendants, contending that the talcum powder industry has known that their products were contaminated with multiple carcinogens and reproductive toxins.
The lawsuit was filed on Jan. 29 in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County and accuses the companies of concealing and hiding the presence of the carcinogens in talcum powder products since, at least, 1976.
Plaintiff Jan Graham brought the claims, saying that there is an existing public health crisis “arising from the sale of products that contain multiple carcinogens ...