Johnson & Johnson is recalling some of its baby powder after it was found to be contaminated with asbestos.
The FDA discovered the asbestos in a bottle of powder purchased online.
In response, Johnson & Johnson issued a voluntary recall for one lot of its powder Friday.
The affected bottles were produced and shipped last year.
asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is found close to the mines used to gather talc.
Johnson & Johnson runs the website “FactsAboutTalc.com which insists the talc it uses is safe.
The company has lost several multimillion dollar court cases which claim asbestos in its talcum powder causes cancer.