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How are consumers notified of a product recall?

Individuals expect the products they purchase in the marketplace to be safe. However, the reality is that products can contain defects that can lead to injuries or even death in some situations. These defective products need to be taken off the market in order to reduce the chance of injury to other people. This is often done through a product recall. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are a variety of ways that businesses can inform customers in Aurora and across the country, of a product recall.

In today's modern society, the Internet and email is often used to notify people of a product recall. An email notification can also be sent to customers. If the business has a blog, a blog post about the product recall can be created. In addition to these traditional Internet forums, social media can also be used to inform individuals of a product recall. Businesses can use their social media pages in order to inform and release information about a product recall.

If a business has brick-and-mortar stores, signs can be placed in the stores in order to inform customers of a recall. For children's products, posters can be placed in pediatricians' offices. Traditional media can also be used to inform individuals of a product recall, as well. These can include advertisements on the radio, on television and in newspapers or magazines. Finally, businesses can use telephones or telephone numbers to inform individuals of a product recall. But businesses can also use text messaging if customers have agreed to receive information about the recall.

Product recalls can help to stop further injuries from as a result of a hazardous products. However, recalls cannot help compensate individuals who have been injured by a defective or dangerous consumer product. A personal injury suit, on the other hand, can. By speaking with an attorney, individuals can receive specific legal advice on these issues.

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