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Asbestos in Cosmetics: U.S. Manufacturer Recalls Products

A U.S. firm, Beauty Plus Global Inc., has recalled four cosmetics products after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that they were contaminated with asbestos, a carcinogenic substance. On its Web site, the FDA emphasized that the company recalled the … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Settles a Suit Involving Talcum Powder and Cancer 

Johnson & Johnson (J&J), an American consumer goods company, has settled a suit brought by a woman with cancer for $1.5 million. She blames her illness on the use of talcum powder and brought the suit against J&& for that … Continue reading

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