Johnson & Johson has initiated a recall of one of its most ubiquitous products because there's a small chance it might contain asbestos

In a new bulletin, the company reveals that a single lot of its baby powder returned a positive result for "sub-trave levels" of chrysotile asbestos in a recent test by the Food and Drug Administration.

The talc-based powder is extremely popular and the discovery made by the FDA is obviously a bit concerning, but the company insists that the recall is being conducted "out of an abundance of caution." The recall affects a single lot with Lot #22318RB.

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Johnson & Johnson baby powder recalled over possible asbestos contamination originally appeared on BGR.com on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 at 12:30:22 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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