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Tesco Stores Ltd & Anor v Pollard & Anor




LTL 12/4/2006; [2006] EWCA Civ 393 2006-04-12

Case considered liability for dishwasher powder which injured baby when he opened bottle and ate it. Construction/application of Consumer Protection Act 1987 ss.3/10. Held: standard imposed under the Act was merely one of general public expectation, which could not equate to existing but unpublished standards imposed by the BSI unless the label suggested as much.