Subcommittee Chairman Demands Documents in Ongoing Investigation into Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder


华盛顿哥伦比亚特区(二零一九年十二月十日) - 今天,代表。拉加·克里希纳穆尔,对经济和消费政策小组委员会主席,发送到 to Johnson & Johnson’s Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky, demanding information after he refused multiple invitations to publicly testify before the Subcommittee at today’s 听力.

“The Subcommittee is writing to request documents and information concerning recent public statements made by Johnson & Johnson casting doubt and sowing consumer confusion about the detection of asbestos by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in talc-based Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder,” wrote Chairman Krishnamoorthi.

于2019年10月18日,FDA 公布 that it had detected asbestos in one lot of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and that the company would voluntarily recall the product.  FDA’s 公告 resulted in Johnson & Johnson recalling nearly 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States. 

RJ Lee Group (RJ Lee), an independent contracting lab hired by Johnson & Johnson to 测试样品附加 from the same lot used in FDA’s independent lab test, also detected asbestos in samples of talc-based Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder.  The company retracted this positive finding, attributing the asbestos to environmental contamination of an air-conditioning unit. 

11月25日,2019年在一次简报随着小组委员会的工作人员,FDA透露,在测试其确认的正常过程,它已用在职业安全与健康管理局(OSHA)的实验室,以确认爱情的测试结果。 FDA还指出,它是拥有OSHA目前的测试结果。 


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