Are you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, ovarian cancer, or any other form of cancer? Do you suspect that the use of powder may be to blame? If so, contacting the talcum powder cancer lawyers can be the best move.
Companies that make and sell the powder have tended to be known for a very long time that there is a connection between their product and cancer. Their deliberate decision of not to warn people that the powder entering the lungs after being applied results in being harmful and fatal.
Powder made from the talc, which is a mineral consisting of silicon, magnesium, and oxygen. Natural powder also contains asbestos, which is a substance that is known to cause cancer in and around the lungs.
As the show American Cancer Society came out, the trade association representing the cosmetic and personal care products, Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances Association (CTFA), issued guidelines voluntarily declare that all of the powder used in cosmetic products in the United States must be free of detectable amounts asbestos.
The two types of cancers most often associated with the powder are lung cancer and ovarian cancer, but other kinds of cancer can also be caused by frequent use of talcum powder.