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Title Consumer perception of product risks and benefits / Gerard Emilien, Rolf Weitkunat, Frank Ludicke, editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.

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Subject Product safety.
Consumer goods.
Risk perception.
Consumer behavior.
Alt Name Emilien, Gérard.
Weitkunat, Rolf.
Lüdicke, Frank.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Part I: Product Risks; Types of Consumer Products; 1 Characteristics of Consumers and Products; 1.1 What Is a Consumer?; 1.2 What Is a Consumer Product?; 1.2.1 Variety of Products; 2 Convenience Products; 2.1 Products to Save Consumers Time; 2.2 Widely Available and Inexpensive; 3 Staple Products; 4 Comparison Shopping Products; 4.1 Products that Require Comparison and Deliberation; 4.2 Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Shopping Products; 5 Luxury and Specialty Products; 5.1 Special Interest Products.
5.2 Products Tailored to the Consumer6 Reactionary Products: Unsought and Emergency Goods; 7 Intangibles and Services; 7.1 Digital Goods; 7.2 Services; 8 Industrial Products Available to Consumers; 9 Self-Service and the Do-It-Yourself Economy; References; Risks of Consumer Products; 1 Consumer Risk; 2 Risks to the Environment and Society; 3 An Evidence-Based Approach to Risk Assessment: Measuring Risk Throughout the Product Life Cycle; 3.1 Defining Product Risk Assessment Throughout the Product Life Cycle; 3.2 Common Components of Consumer Product Risk Assessment.
3.3 Types of Risk Assessment4 Managing Risk: The Role of Proper Compliance; 4.1 Global Regulatory Standards; 4.2 U.S. Standards; 4.3 Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC); 4.4 Food and Drug Administration (FDA); 4.5 Department of Homeland Security (DHS); 4.6 National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB); 4.6.1 Canadian Standards; 4.6.2 British Standards; 4.6.3 European Union Standards; 4.6.4 Best Practices; 5 Conclusion; References; Non-Clinical Research-Based Product Assessment; 1 An Approach That Has Become Essential; 2 The Non-Clinical Evaluation of Drugs: A Major, Restrictive Model.
2.1 Pharmacodynamic Properties: How Does the Drug Work?2.2 Pharmacokinetic Properties: Where and How Do a Drug and Its Metabolites Distribute?; 2.3 Evaluation of Acute and Chronic Toxicity; 2.4 Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis; 2.5 Reproductive Functions; 2.6 Integration of Preclinical Study Results in Clinical Development; 3 The Development of New Approaches; 3.1 What Role Do in silico Approaches Have?; 3.2 From Cell-Based Models to Organs-On-Chips; 3.3 Phase 0 trials: The Human as a Possible ̀Ǹon-Clinical Model; 4 Issues Related to the Evaluation of Products Other than Drugs or Medicines.
4.1 Medical Devices: When a Non-Clinical Assessment Needs a Clinical Approach4.2 Cosmetics and Personal Care Products; 4.3 The Global Burden of Endocrine Disruptors and Their Possible Life-Long Toxicity; 4.4 The Evaluation of Food Toxicity: From Traditional Ingredients to Novel Foods; 4.5 Issues Concerning Nanomaterials; 5 Rethinking the Future; References; Clinical Research-Based Product Assessment; 1 Introduction; 2 Trying Conjectures; 3 Historical Developments; 4 Epistemological Aspects; 5 Treatment Effects; 6 Consumer Products; 7 Allocation vs. Preference; 8 Real World; References.
Note Epidemiological Product Assessment.
Summary This book reflects the current thinking and research on how consumers' perception of product risks and benefits affects their behavior. It provides the scientific, regulatory and industrial research community with a conceptual and methodological reference point for studies on consumer behavior and marketing. The contributions address various aspects of consumer psychology and behavior, risk perception and communication, marketing research strategies, as well as consumer product regulation. The book is divided into 4 parts: Product risks; Perception of product risks and benefits; Consumer behavior; Regulation and responsibility.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783319505305 (electronic bk.)
3319505300 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-50530-5
OCLC # 979064554
Additional Format Print version: Emilien, Gerard. Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits. Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017 9783319505282

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