Posted By Simpson Law Group LLP Trial Attorneys Posted in:Product Liability
We know that the recent stories about asbestos being found in baby powder likely has you on edge. It is scary to find out that you could have been using a product that is contaminated for years. Now, we are learning that the FDA has confirmed that two stores, Claire’s and Justice, have carried makeup products that contained asbestos.
At the Simpson Law Group, we are here to answer your questions about defective products. Many people are shocked to learn just how many product recalls there are in this country. If you or a loved one are injured due to a product used or consumed, you need to know where to turn. When you need a San Diego product liability attorney, you can count on us to be by your side.
We are still learning about the FDA’s findings, but they recently released test results on products tested at both companies. The results show that three powdered makeup products from Claire’s and one from Justice contained asbestos. If you will remember correctly, asbestos exposure can cause lung disease.
Even scarier is that, according to the FDA’s statement, Claire’s “refused to comply” with the request to recall the items that tested positive.
Following the announcement, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., is going to push for legislation that would allow the FDA to make recalls in the cosmetic industry similar to the way it can with food products.
Many people are shocked to learn just how many faulty products make it to the market shelves. If you look at the government website that tracks current recalls, you will see hundreds of items across many industries on the list. No industry is spared and the problems go far beyond the stories of exploding batteries and cars catching on fire that make it to the nightly news.
We know that most problems occur in one of three ways:
If you or a loved one have been injured or become ill due to a defective product, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At the Simpson Law Group, we recognize that these cases can become incredibly complex and we want to help. Our qualified and experienced team will work tirelessly on your behalf to secure the following compensation:
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