Health D-G clears Johnson & Johnson talcum powder

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  • Friday, 11 Mar 2016

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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has assured the public that cosmetic and pharmaceutical-grade talcum powder are usually more pure and do not contain cancer-causing asbestos, as claimed by the Consumers Association of Penang.  

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said these products were different from industrial-grade talcum.  

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