Recent Examples of talcum powder from the Web
Giannecchini has had a lifelong relationship with talcum powder.
The jury’s decision was the first to find that the health-care company’s baby powder led to a mesothelioma diagnosis and the first talcum powder case to involve a male plaintiff.
Ben Andrews never imagined his job would involve simulating volcanic eruptions with talcum powder and lasers.
In the past week, two courts have handed Johnson & Johnson victories worth some $500 million by reversing multi-million dollar judgements awarded to women who’d sued the company, claiming its talcum powder had caused ovarian cancer.
Boughs of trees, paper dusters, the blowing of soot and talcum powder will not be tolerated.
Scientific, medical and regulatory bodies have failed to ascertain a causal link or correlation between talcum powder and ovarian cancer.
Echeverria alleged Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn consumers about talcum powder's potential cancer risks.
Survivors of a woman who claimed that Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder contributed to her ovarian cancer are challenging a Missouri appeals court ruling that threw out a $72 million award.
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Origin and Etymology of talcum powder
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
TALCUM POWDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of talcum powder for English Language Learners
: a soft, white powder that is used to make your skin feel dry and smooth
TALCUM POWDER Defined for Kids
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