Johnson & Johnson Recalls Batch of a Baby Powder After Trace Asbestos Found in Bottle
8 monthes ago - By Time
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.
The recalled lot consists of 33,000 bottles which were distributed last year.
J&J said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found minuscule amounts of asbestos in one bottle during routine testing and notified the company on Thursday. J&J said it immediately began investigating with the FDA.
“The FDA's testing on prior occasions, and as recently as last month, found no asbestos,” said spokesman Ernie Knewitz.
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FDA alerts consumers of J&J baby powder recall, says it stands by tests
8 monthes ago - By Reuters
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said on Friday that it found that a sample from one lot of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder contained chrysotile fibers, a type of asbestos, confirming test results the company disclosed earlier on Friday.
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Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after traces of asbestos found
8 monthes ago - By WGN TV
The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson: The company on Friday announced a voluntary recall of its popular baby powder after some bottles were found to contain small amounts of asbestos.
Shares of J&J fell 5%, making it the worst-performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The drop in J&J, along with a slide in Boeing, dragged down the broader market Friday .
J&J's stock is now up less than 1% in 2019. The company, along with other health care stocks, has lagged the broader market due to a series of legal concerns.
But J&J has arguably the greatest risk of all the top Big...
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Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder due to asbestos concerns
8 monthes ago - By WCVB
If you or someone you provide care for owns a bottle of Johnson's Baby Powder with a certain product lot number, you're advised to stop using it, the company said in its notice.
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