They fell 10% Johnson & Johnson shares in Wall Street Monday, the worst since 2002, due to one of its main investigators, a dusty baby seat, would have asbestos, material taken as carcinogens.
In fact, it was reported in a report published by the Reuters news agency, based on confidential documents, about 11,700 cases against the company, and they realize Since 1971, the company has recognized the presence of the compound in its collisions and have tried to hide the public and justice.
One of these precedents is demand They made 22 women with Johnson & Johnson, who said She suffered ovarian cancer using the powder talc. The company had to pay the price of 690 million dollars on July 4.
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The company responded to the accusations, Reuters reported that it is "unilateral, false and defamatory, and at the same time"the absurd conspiracy theory ".
In a statement, the company argued that "scientific consensus that the skin pumps used in the body does not cause cancer, whatever the talc may be. This is true, even in this case, that Johnson & Johnson cosmetic cosmetics may have amounts and minutes of asbestos."