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Few of our facilities were visited by CDSCO, local FDA: Johnson & Johnson

The spokesperson of the firm said: “Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder is asbestos free and does not cause cancer.

Johnson & Johnson pushed another 'faulty' hip implant in India, faces music in US, not here

What slipped under the radar is a story of how Johnson & Johnson used a loophole in US laws to push into the Indian market without any clinical trials in the country, an investigation by The Indian Express has found.

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Johnson & Johnson's faulty hip implants: SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL to trace patients

An expert committee in its report had estimated that more than 3,600 patients of the 4,700 who underwent the procedure were untraceable. 

Withdrawing faulty hip implants: How Johnson & Johnson went back on its word to regulator

On January 11, 2010, the regulator granted a fresh import licence to J&J after receiving another undertaking that it would recall the product if found faulty by a regulator in any other country. The ASR implants were globally recalled on August 24, 2010.

J&J tells court: Damages claims by India victims ‘undue’, filed only after $2.5-bn US settlement

In the US, the hip implant class action law suit against the pharma major began in 2011. Two years later, in 2013, the firm agreed to pay an estimated $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from affected patients.

Johnson & Johnson’s faulty hip implants: Adverse report is out after patients asked for it

On Tuesday evening, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), the national pharmaceutical and medical devices regulator, uploaded the report on its website. The report was submitted in February.

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Govt panel findings: ‘Its hip implant recalled in Australia, in same month Johnson & Johnson got registration certificate in India’

However, the company did not inform authorities at the time that the product had been recalled in Australia in December 2009, a committee set up by the Union Health Ministry has found.

Top official sought CBI probe into hip implants sold by Indian arm of Johnson & Johnson: ‘Failure of govt’

But the Centre decided in July 2015 against such a probe on the grounds that “referring the case to CBI may not help the compensation claim” of patients.

‘Johnson & Johnson buried key facts on faulty hip implant surgeries, kept regulator in dark’

The report by a government panel states that over 3,600 patients with the faulty implants remain untraceable and that at least four deaths have been reported from those who underwent surgeries using these devices.

Simply put: Why a popular brand of baby powder is in trouble — again

A US court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 72 million in damages for an ovarian cancer death linked to the use of its baby powder. It’s a product widely used in India too — does it cause cancer?

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How Johnson & Johnson pushed another 'faulty' hip implant in India

What slipped under the radar is a story of how Johnson & Johnson used a loophole in US laws to push the product into the Indian market.

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