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Colgate's Ups, Downs In Bicoastal Fight Against Talc Mesothelioma Suits

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Johnson & Johnson isn't the only personal-care giant embroiled in litigation over talcum powders' alleged cancer links. Colgate-Palmolive is battling suits in Pennsylvania and California alleging that plaintiffs' mesothelioma was caused by asbestos-tainted talc in Cashmere Bouquet products sold by the firm until the mid-1990s.

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