J&J’s Baby powder tested in India and Bangladesh

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Bangladeshi authorities will collect and test samples of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powders for traces of cancer causing asbestos, after a Reuter’s report revealed that the company had known it’s product had tested positive for asbestos since at least 1971.

The news comes after Indian regulators ordered J&J to stop manufacturing its Baby Powder using raw materials, in two of its Indian factories, until tests prove that the products are free of the carcinogenic contaminant.

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Bangladeshi authorities will collect and test samples of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powders for traces of cancer causing asbestos, after a Reuter’s report revealed that the company had known it’s product had tested positive for asbestos since at least 1971.