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Johnson & Johnson: O.B. Tampons Back On Shelves Within Weeks

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The shortage of o.b. tampons may soon be over.
The shortage of o.b. tampons may soon be over.

Bonnie Jacobs, a spokesperson for Johnson & Johnson, owner of the division that makes the applicator-free tampons, says in an email message: "We expect stores to be restocked in a matter of weeks."

Ms. Jacobs wouldn't answer specific questions about the shortage, nor whether there were any safety concerns about o.b.s. She referred to the following statement, printed here in its entirety:

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Rachel Zimmerman Twitter Health Reporter
Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for Bostonomix.


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