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Johnson & Johnson Talc Powder Class Action


The lawsuit is being brought on behalf of women who have developed ovarian cancer as a result of their long-term use of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder.

About the Class Action

There is a serious risk of cancer posed to women relating to the use of Baby Powder. This class action aims to and to increase awareness of the risks posed and alter the behaviour of the companies responsible for marketing products that contain known carcinogens in the Canadian market place without a consumer warning.

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Details of the Johnson & Johnson Talc Class Action

Baby Powder, otherwise known as talcum powder, is made from talc, which consists mainly of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. Baby Powder is commonly used to prevent moisture and reduce friction in sensitive areas on both adults and children. 

Studies have shown that the prolonged use of products containing talcum powder may increase an individual’s risk of developing ovarian cancer, especially if used regularly. Further, research shows that over time, applying talcum powder to one’s genitals, underwear, and/or sanitary napkins increases the risk of developing ovarian cancer by at least 33%. Despite this evidence, Johnson & Johnson has maintained its denial of such a connection, and has kept its product on the shelves for decades without any consumer warnings.

If you or a loved one has used Johnson & Johnson Baby powder and developed ovarian cancer, contact a qualified class action lawyer at Diamond and Diamond Lawyers to get help with your claim. Call 1-800-567-4878 or fill out the quick contact form below when you are ready to get started on your case.

Frequently Asked Questions


A class action is a lawsuit which provides a method for a large group of people with common claims to come together to advance one claim on behalf of the group. Class actions are more efficient and cost-effective and allow for groups of people with common claims to gain access to the legal system and seek justice on their behalf.

A certification motion is where the court determines whether an action can be pursued as a class action. The court considers factors such as whether the claims of the class members raise common legal and/or factual issues and whether a class action is the preferable method of pursuing the claims (as opposed to individual actions).

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