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Walmart pulls 22-ounce J&J baby powder from shelves - CNBC

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc has removed and blocked sales of Johnson & Johnson's 22-ounce baby powder bottles from its stores, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/24/cvs-pulls-all-jj-22-ounce-baby-powder-from-shelves-after-fda-finds-sub-trace-levels-of-asbestos.html on Thursday, making it the third large retailer to pull the product.

Earlier in the day, CVS Health Corp and Rite Aid Corp said they had removed all 22-ounce bottles of the product from their stores, following the healthcare conglomerate's recall last week of a 22-ounce lot of the product due to possible asbestos contamination.

Walmart did not respond to a Reuters request for comment. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)