J&J TO END SALES OF BABY POWDER WITH TALC

JJ insists, and the overwhelming majority of medical research on talc indicates, that the talc baby powder is safe and doesn’t cause cancer.

However, demand for the company’s baby powder fell off, and JJ removed the talc-based product in most of North America in 2020.

The health care giant also said last fall that it will turn its consumer health business — which sells the baby powder, Band-Aids and other products — into a separate publicly traded company.

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