Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters
Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters

Johnson & Johnson told to pay US$2.1 billion over cancer-causing talcum powder

  • The decision by an appeal court cut by more than half the US$4.4 billion awarded to 22 people in 2018 for ‘knowingly selling products that contained asbestos’
  • Johnson & Johnson has faced thousands of lawsuits across the US alleging it failed to warn consumers of cancer risk from asbestos in its talc-based products

Topic |   United States
Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters
Bottles of Johnson's baby powder in a New York City store last year. Photo: Reuters
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