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A 19-year-old male asked:

Are any doctors aware if johnson and johnson baby powder uses talc with asbestos still. recently found out they have used asbestos and i have been using it for about half a year now, thanks. i live in australia btw?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
The ingredients may be listed on the label. A quick online google search suggests that J&J baby powder marketed in Australia is mostly cornstarch, without talc or asbestos. (Probably asbestos hasn't been used for many years.) This sounds like nothing to worry about, but you should be able to figure it out pretty quickly. Good luck.
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