Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder in the US after it was found to contain traces of asbestos.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discovered small amounts of chrysotile asbestos in a bottle of baby powder bought online, J&J said.
The company’s shares have dropped almost 4 per cent this afternoon following the announcement.
Around 33,000 bottles in lot #22318RB are subject to the recall, which is voluntary.
J&J, which has issued repeated denials of safety concerns about its products, said it had started and investigation into the issue.Read More..https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/johnson-johnson-baby-powder-asbestos-recall-fda-share-price-a9162091.html