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Raising Consumer Awareness About Talc Products

If you regularly buy these products, how much of concerns should you have? A professor of occupational medicine, epidemiology, and prevention said that the news of talc products recalls the history of health problems over the types of products.

It is found that there is a direct link between the use of talc baby powder and ovarian cancer and mesothelioma. You can also know more about the possible link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer via

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This is the first large scale study of its kind to directly highlight this relationship, pointing out that 33 people develop mesothelioma, unusual cancer that typically affects the lungs, after using baby powder.

The risk has been recognized by the powder cosmetics industry for decades. The industry needs to do a better job of highlighting the risk of what their products can apply to consumers.

They should at least warn people that there are potential risks, or only sell completely safe products. A recent research had shown the woman standing at an increased risk of contracting ovarian cancer after years of using this type of cosmetic powder.

The major problem is the fact that despite these concerns, companies such as Johnson & Johnson continues to look for new ways to market these products, sometimes for susceptible groups.

In a statement during the trial involving, a man claimed his cancer resulting from the use of Johnson & Johnson baby powder. It is firmly believed that the talcum powder does cause deadly cancer in women and the women can file a lawsuit against the talc manufacturing company.