legal liability of selling lip balm
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Is there any legal liability or risk to selling something like lip balm or any other skin products on etsy? For example, if you make lip balm and sell it, and someone has an allergic reaction to it, can they sue you? My husband and I were debating this.
Posted at 11:41pm Jan 7, 2008 EST
I read about this several years ago, when I was making some stuff as a hobby. What I read back then indicated that someone COULD sue for a poor reaction. The site recommended liability insurance for this.
It scared me away from pursuing it any more than a hobby. I share with close friends/family, and that's it.
Posted at 11:43pm Jan 7, 2008 EST
Most sellers here list what the ingrediants are. If someone have allergies of any sort I should hope that they would only buy from those sellers who have listed ingrediants as opposed to "mystery" balms. I bought some here. They clearly list all the ingrediants and they are awesome.
Posted at 11:44pm Jan 7, 2008 EST