Studies have found that talc in products like Gold Bond Medicated Powder may increase the risk of ovarian cancer when used by women for feminine hygiene.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one got ovarian cancer after using talcum powder, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
What is Gold Bond?
Gold Bond is a brand of over-the-counter (OTC) skin care products manufactured by Chattem of Chattanooga, Tennessee, now a subsidiary of Sanofi.
What are the Ingredients in Gold Bond Powder?
The active ingredients of Original Strength Gold Bond Powder are menthol (0.15%), for anti-itch, and zinc oxide (1.0%), for skin protection. Other product formulations, such as Gold Bond Extra Strength Powder, have higher concentrations of menthol and zinc oxide.
Does Gold Bond Have Talcum Powder?
Gold Bond Powder contained talc until the mid-1970s. These products have since been substituted with cornstarch powder.
Is Baby Powder with Cornstarch Safe?
Yes. There is no evidence linking cornstarch to ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS) .
How Can Talc Cause Cancer?
It has been suggested that talcum powder might cause ovarian cancer if the powder particles travel through the vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes to the ovaries.
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What is Ovarian Cancer?
Ovarian cancer is a disease that begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries).
What are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer?
- Pelvic or abdominal pain
- Trouble eating or feeling full too quickly
- Feeling the need to urinate frequently or often
Can I File a Gold Bond Lawsuit?
Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against Chattem, the company that manufactures Gold Bond Powder, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.
Most cases involving product liability allege that a product was sold with design, manufacturing, and/or marketing defects, which typically refers to a company’s failure to warn of a certain side effect. In the case of Gold Bond Baby Powder, our attorneys suspect that patients may be able to take legal action in light of claims that Chattem failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the risk of ovarian cancer.
How Can Filing a Lawsuit Help Me?
By filing a lawsuit against the maker of Gold Bond, you may be entitled to collect compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to the treatment of your ovarian cancer, as well as for damages for pain and suffering. Additionally, filing a lawsuit can help hold Chattem accountable for releasing an allegedly defective product into the marketplace, and to discourage other companies from engaging in similar conduct.
Do I Have a Gold Bond Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in talcum powder lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new talc cancer cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got cancer from talcum powder, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.