Problem

Backlash against repeated warnings

Other Names:
Over-warning
Nature:
So many products in the industrialized countries carry warning labels that there is a risk of people not paying attention to them at all. Some consumers even think that products with warning labels are safer than those without, because warning indicates the carefulness of the manufacturer.
Reduced By:
Ignoring evidence
Strategies:
Warning of dangers
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Subject(s):
Societal Problems Prevention
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET