Mining Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global talc
The Suomussalmi talc
project was launched in 2017 and its studies and the JORC report are expected to be completed in August 2019.
Measurements of retail talc
products have found amphibole asbestos contamination of those products;
J&J said it stood by the safety of its talc
and would continue to vigorously defend the safety of baby powder.
"Yet another jury has rejected J&J's misleading claims that its talc
was free of asbestos," said Moshe Maimon, a lawyer for Leavitt, in a statement on Wednesday.
Recently, Imerys Talc
America, a supplier of talc
for Johnson & Johnson filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
In recent years, however, the company has also begun to manufacture an alternative version of the powder that does not contain talc
and contains only cornstarch.
Women awarded $4.69 billion in Johnson & Johnson talc
The agency said the papers show that from the 70s to the early 2000s, its raw talc
and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos.
Potentially yes, according to investigative campaigning organisation Global Witness, which recently probed the talc
mining industry in Afghanistan and concluded that talc
forms a significant source of income for terror groups such as the Taliban and ISKP (the Afghan wing of the so-called Islamic State).
There are currently 9,000 talc
cases against Johnson & Johnson, but the company denies that its products ever contained asbestos or caused cancer.