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Due care theory ppt


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Due care theory ppt

  1. 1. Submitted by: Swet Nisha 13PGDM039
  2. 2.  According to the principle of the Due Care,manufacturers have the moral obligation to protect consumers against all risks ,manufacturers can anticipate. • They have a duty to exercise due care to prevent others from being injured by the product, even if they clearly disclaim such responsibility.
  3. 3.  Because manufacturers are in a more advantaged position, they have a duty to take special care to ensure that the products they offer do not harm the consumers' interests.  The doctrine of caveat emptor is here replaced with a weak version of the doctrine of caveat vendor. Let the seller take care.
  4. 4.  They have a duty to exercise due care to prevent others from being injured by the product.
  5. 5.  • In designing product: – research its risks in conditions of use. – design it so risks are minimized. – take capacities of users into account. • In production: – use strict quality control to eliminate defects.
  6. 6. – ensure materials and manufacturing do not add defects or risk • In marketing: – provide users with information about using product safely – warn of all dangers – do not market to those unable to avoid risk
  7. 7.  Quality control – products should be inspected regularly for quality.  Packaging, labelling and warnings – products should be safely packaged, should include clear, easily understood directions for use, and should include a clear description of any hazards.  .
  8. 8. • Does not limit what producer must spend to eliminate risk. • Does not indicate who should pay for product injuries that cannot be foreseen. • Puts manufacturer in paternalistic position of deciding how much risk is best for consumers.