Amazon sells thousands of products are unsafe or banned on her shop.
Conducted a Wall Street Journal investigation found the company Amazon sells thousands of products that there is an error in renamed, or banned, or declared unsafe by the federal agencies of America. It also found that at least 4,152 element fits those criteria were available for purchase freely on the interface Amazon store.
The newspaper reported in its report published Friday that the list of products that there is an error in the called by, or granted to, or the non-secure, which found it was “appalling”, including products bearing license to U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA with that the administration didn’t check it at all.
Found the press also medications lack safety warnings for children, pillows and sleeping are prohibited for children, and medical imported illegally, and electronics allegedly falsely as compatible with the safety standards of laboratories and insurance, and in quantities not safe from lead, or run the risk of choking.
She told The Wall Street Journal: many of the products were found to contain a relationship (choose the Amazon) Amazon Choice your company, which must not be trusted automatically, and perhaps worse, according to the newspaper, is that they found 157 item selling by Amazon with it’s explicitly mentioned as prohibited.
It is believed that the problem lies in the network of Amazon’s massive third-party vendors who sell freely on the Amazon store, so that goods may be shipped from the warehouses of the company that participated in the program (updated from Amazon) Fulfilled by Amazon. It may be difficult to distinguish between Amazon itself or sellers emerging in the identification of selling the House. There is a big difference between buying from Amazon itself, or purchase from somewhere else through Amazon, as if Amazon does not bear the legal responsibility for the unsafe products from stores Foreign because it is not – technically – is that you sell.
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It is indicated that such situations were not uncommon on Amazon, but with the sheer amount of sellers who sell through Amazon, no longer the control mechanism carried out by the company – which includes the range of the human workers and automation – able to keep up with this avalanche of products.