Rio Tinto dismissed from talc lawsuits
Published: Monday, 31 October 2016
The sale of the talc mine in 2011 removes Rio from culpability in the case against talcum powder producer J&J, as new owner Imerys is hit with a $2.5m fine.
Anglo Australian miner Rio Tinto Plc has
been dismissed as a secondary defendant in five court cases in
the Louisiana District Court in the US relating to ovarian
cancer and talcum powder use.
The company had been named as a secondary defendant to
talcum powder producer Johnson...