unreasonably dangerous

adjective

: characterized by a hazard due to design, defect, or a failure to warn that would not be contemplated by an ordinary user of the product and that is not outweighed by utility
impose strict liability on the manufacturer or seller of an unreasonably dangerous product that injures an ultimate user
see also products liability at liability sense 2b

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“Unreasonably dangerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unreasonably%20dangerous. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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