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Cancer-Causing Benzene Found in More Dry Shampoo Products

November 11, 2022   |  
More Spray-On Shampoos Contaminated with Cancer-Causing Benzene Independent chemical testing lab Valisure has released a report that shows more popular brands of dry shampoo contain “quantifiable” levels of benzene, a carcinogenic substance. The new report follows a dry shampoo recall by Unilever in late October 2022. In October 2022, multiple...
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Hair Straightener and Relaxer Products Linked to Uterine Cancer

November 7, 2022   |  
In the past few years, there has been a growing concern among the public and the medical community about hair straightening chemicals and their potential to cause cancer. A recent study has now demonstrated that there is a significantly increased risk for uterine cancer in women who use chemical hair...
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“Camp Lejeune Justice Act” Lets Victims File Contaminated Water Lawsuits

May 18, 2022   |  
New Law May Result in Thousands of Camp Lejeune Lawsuits New legislation passed as part of the PACT Act on August 2nd, 2022 allows victims of contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune file lawsuits seeking damages for cancer and other health problems. The Camp Lejeune Justice Act cleared...
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Deodorant Cancer Lawsuits Against Proctor & Gamble Consolidated in Multi-District Litigation

April 25, 2022   |  
Deodorant Lawsuits Consolidated in the Southern District of Ohio The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has decided that a series of deodorant cancer lawsuits alleging Proctor & Gamble failed to disclose the presence of cancer-causing benzene in certain spray-on deodorant and body spray products will be consolidated into multidistrict...
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Court Approves J&J Bankruptcy Plan to Limit Talc Lawsuit Liability

March 17, 2022   |  
Bankruptcy Decision May Limit Johnson & Johnson's Liability in Talcum Powder Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, one of the most popular talcum-based baby powder products manufacturers, has been approved for the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for its subunit LTL Management. Judge Michael B. Kaplan has approved the bankruptcy filing and rejected...
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Did Philips Know Its CPAP Machines Might Cause Cancer and Other Health Problems?

January 27, 2022   |  
A recent investigation by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has uncovered evidence that medical device manufacturer Philips may have been aware of cancer and health risks associated with their now-recalled CPAP machines. Did Philips Hide Complaints About Defective CPAP Machines? The FDA investigation revealed that over 220,000...
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Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals Found in Glasses Spray

January 17, 2022   |  
Does Glasses Spray Contain PFAS? A recent study published in the Environmental Science & Technology journal has found high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in popular anti-fogging glasses sprays. PFAS or "per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances" are classified as possible human carcinogens, and studies have linked exposure to them to a...
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Proctor & Gamble Hit with Deodorant Class Action Lawsuit Over Benzene-Related Cancer Claims

December 7, 2021   |  
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Proctor & Gamble alleging that the deodorant manufacturer failed to warn consumers about potential cancer risk associated with its Old Spice and Secret spray-on deodorants. Recent testing by an independent lab found benzene in many popular deodorants, including certain Old Spice and...
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Philips Facing CPAP Class Action Lawsuits

August 24, 2021   |  
Following a recall of many of its popular CPAP and ventilator machines due to potential cancer and other health problems risk, Philips now faces several CPAP class action lawsuits brought against them by former users of the recalled devices. This is the first wave in what is expected to be...
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Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals Found in Makeup

June 18, 2021   |  
PFAS in Makeup Presents Major Cancer Risk A study has found high levels of the toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in a majority of makeup products sold in the United States and Canada. According to a report published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters,...
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