Johnson & Johnson says it stays assured within the protection of the product. But, in a commentary Friday, the corporate mentioned it might prevent promoting talc-based powder world wide subsequent 12 months as a part of a “worldwide portfolio assessment.”
“We continuously evaluate and optimize our portfolio to best position the business for long-term growth,” the corporate mentioned in a commentary. “This transition will help simplify our product offerings, deliver sustainable innovation, and meet the needs of our consumers, customers and evolving global trends.”
“Our position on the safety of our cosmetic talc remains unchanged. We stand firmly behind the decades of independent scientific analysis by medical experts around the world that confirms talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder is safe, does not contain asbestos, and does not cause cancer,” it mentioned in Friday’s announcement.