What Parents Should Know About Baby Powder
If you have heard of the dangers of talcum powder (as evidenced by the hundreds of millions of dollars awarded to women injured by it), you may be asking if baby powder is safe for your baby. After all, if long-term exposure to talcum powder can cause ovarian cancer, what might this substance be doing to your vulnerable infant?
At Wallace & Graham, P.A. in North Carolina, we fully understand your concerns. With decades of in-depth experience in asbestos litigation, talcum powder lawsuits and other types of toxic exposure cases nationwide, our lawyers know firsthand how dangerous a seemingly “innocent” substance may be.
Here are a few important points to know about baby powder:
- Many pediatricians tell parents to avoid using talc-based baby powders on their children. It’s too easy for babies to inhale the powder, which in turn can cause respiratory problems. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics has warned against using talc-based baby powders since the 1960s.
- It’s possible that cheap versions may contain asbestos, in addition to crushed talc. Our firm has personally tested various talc-based products (mainly those imported from China) and found them to contain high levels of asbestos.
- If you want to use a baby powder of some kind on your child, consider choosing one made from cornstarch. These days, many cornstarch-based products are available.
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With almost 40 years of combined experience, partners Mona Lisa Wallace and Bill Graham lead a team of skilled attorneys, medical personnel and support staff. We are committed to helping clients get prompt diagnosis and treatment, as well as rightful compensation for their medical care, pain and suffering and other damages. We truly care.
Unfortunately, many victims never live to see justice served. We are equally dedicated in the pursuit of wrongful death suits to hold corporate entities accountable for their misconduct that needlessly exposed millions of Americans to the known dangers of talcum powder, asbestos and similar substances.
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Learn more about the health risks associated with talc-based baby powders by contacting our law firm. The initial case evaluation is absolutely free. Call Wallace & Graham, P.A. in Salisbury at 888-698-9975 or contact us online. We care about you and your family.