Johnson & Johnson's Baby Shampoo Fails Quality Test

Jaipur, March 31:  US pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson's baby shampoo failed a quality test in Rajasthan resulting in the withdrawal of some batches of the products.

A test done on the company's baby shampoo by Drug Controller in Jaipur, Rajasthan revealed that it contains harmful ingredients including formaldehyde. Identified as a carcinogen, formaldehyde also affects the nervous system, respiratory system, and has been linked to allergies in children.

However, the company refused to accept the tests result. In a statement, the company claimed that the test methods, details or any quantitative findings were not disclosed to them. It also stated there is no prescribed test method or requirement for testing formaldehyde in shampoo under the applicable standards. The statement confirmed that formaldehyde is not added as an ingredient in the shampoo nor does the shampoo contain any ingredient that can release formaldehyde.

They also added that their products conform to all applicable standard under the D&C Act and D&C rules. It concluded that the company has contested the interim test results and the application is pending for re-testing of samples. 

 

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