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Settlement Reached Over Sunscreen Benzene Contamination

J&J settles over benzene sunscreen contaminationJohnson & Johnson and Costco Wholesale Corp. have reached a settlement with plaintiffs over the recall of a variety of J&J sunscreen products found to contain benzene, a known human carcinogen. The recall was carried out by J&J voluntarily and affected four of its Neutrogena products and one that carried the Aveeno label.

The issue of sunscreen contamination took center stage this summer after online pharmacy Valisure found ...

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Johnson & Johnson Legal Exploit Spurs Congressional Reaction, Legislation

congress introduces bill to close J&J loopholeRecoiling in horror from the unconscionable exploit of the American legal system perpetuated by Johnson & Johnson in sidestepping its liability for millions of potential cases of cancer across the country, members of Congress have introduced the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021. The legislation would help close the kind of legal loopholes that J&J used to unload its talc asbestos liability onto a newly created company ...

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Johnson & Johnson Uses Legal Exploit to Evade Talc Asbestos Liability

Johnson & Johnson uses Texas two step bankruptcy to shield itself from talc asbestos liabilityWell, they did it. To anyone who was hoping that the corporation once revered as one of the world’s most trusted and wholesome names in healthcare goods would abandon a plan so sinister that it drew criticism even at its mere mention, Johnson & Johnson would like you to know that your hope was woefully misplaced.

When reports surfaced this ...

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Did Johnson & Johnson Target Black Women with Asbestos-Contaminated Talc?

did johnson & johnson target Black communities with asbestos-laden talcThe legal battle over the presence of asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talc products took an insidious turn last month as a Black women’s group accused the world’s largest healthcare goods manufacturer of deliberately targeting Black communities with asbestos-laden talc products. The National Council of Negro Women offered the frequently found free samples of talc powder at neighborhood beauty salons and the company’s radio ...

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Johnson & Johnson Exploring Bankruptcy Protection over Talc Asbestos Claims

johnson & johnson exploring texas two step bankruptcy to protect against asbestos lossesIt doesn’t take a long memory to recall a time when Johnson & Johnson might have been one of the most trusted pharmaceutical and health care brands in the world. The company’s marketing was the epitome of wholesomeness – adorable babies, “No Tears” shampoos, healthy families, “ouchless” Band-Aids. Throw in a slice of apple pie and its public relations campaigns were nothing short of ...

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Various Neutrogena and Aveeno Sunscreens Recalled in Latest Benzene Fallout

neutrogena and aveeno sunscreens latest in benzene contamination discoveryJohnson & Johnson recently announced the voluntary recall of a number of its aerosol-based sunscreens as a result of ongoing concerns over benzene contamination of the products. The sunscreens in question are all aerosols and fall within the corporation’s Neutrogena and Aveeno product lines.

Benzene is a known human carcinogen, or a product that is known to cause cancer. And, while exposure to benzene on a ...

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