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VICTORY: J&J to Stop Selling Toxic Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics welcomed the news that Johnson & Johnson will no longer sell its talc-based baby powder globally given our concern – and the concern of consumers everywhere – with the talc-asbestos-cancer connection. However, the multinational giant’s decision to discontinue global sales of its toxic baby powder, beginning in 2023, comes only after global pushback and a long battle with women’s health and environmental health and justice organizations from around the world.

“We are celebrating the news that J&J will finally be removing its toxic talc from all of its global markets, but after its callous disregard for women’s health and shameful domestic and global predatory marketing, J&J still has a lot of work to do to regain the public’s trust,” said Janet Nudelman, Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and Director of Program & Policy at Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP).

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