Talc naturally occurs as a mineral silicate hydrate consisting of magnesium, silica, and water. Although found naturally can have some impurities such as aluminium, iron, manganese, and titanium. Talc powder products, including beauty products, such as eyeshadow, compact powder and baby powder, mainly consisting of mineral powder.
When talc is formed into a fine powder, it is useful to absorb moisture, improve texture and reduce friction.
Although it has many advantages currently this product is under examination as they increase the risk of ovarian cancer and there is also plenty of evidence for that. Many women have filed a talcum powder cancer lawsuit from a personal injury lawyer and won the case.
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Several studies have shown that the regular use of talc in the genital area may lead to the development of ovarian cancer. Not all women who use talcum powder regularly diagnosed with cancer, but researchers have concluded that the risk of cancer is greater. Studies have shown that the powder particles are found in cancer tissue of a woman who died of ovarian cancer.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer with the prolonged use of baby powder, you can contact an attorney to determine whether you have a case to make for justice and compensation.
There are many cases against talcum powder manufacturing companies. Women and the family members of women who have suffered from ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder may be eligible to file a claim against Johnson & Johnson.