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Cosmetic products made from talc may contain asbestos

An October 31 article on seattlepi.com reported that researchers found people to be at risk of suffering from asbestos-related health condition by using cosmetic products with talcum powder.

Research done by three scientists in their respective laboratories discovered that some well-known cosmetic products made from talcum powder may contain hazardous asbestos dust. The study revealed that the asbestos found in talc mining sites are the same as those found in talcum cosmetic products. Asbestos dust, according to the study, may linger in the air after the product is applied which may then can be inhaled and settle in the lungs where cancers like mesothelioma could develop. The FDA does not regulate the ingredients of cosmetics.

People unfortunately may develop mesothelioma from accidentally inhaling hazardous asbestos dust. If you believe this has happened to you, working with a skilled legal team is important in order for you to further understand your condition and how you may possibly get financial help. Feel free to reach our lawyers today by filling out the contact form on the top of this page.

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