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Top 10 Worst Products for Massachusetts Consumers List
As part of our ongoing consumer education and outreach, OCABR is again sharing its “Top 10 Worst Products for Massachusetts Consumers List” of 2021. The use of the products featured on this list have resulted in legal or legislative action, recalls, and/or other measures to protect the public. For product recall details visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Please see the disclaimer below for additional details.

10. Single-Use Dryer Sheets

9. Paraffin Wax Cones for Ears

8SI. Plastic Sword Toys

7. Styrofoam

6. Baby Bath Seats

5. Illegitimate CBD Remedies or Treatments

4. Magnetic Ball Toys

3. Aerosol Sunscreen with Benzene

2. Vapes

1. Unapproved Prevention and Treatment for COVID-19

Onions, portable bed rails, posture correctors, lidocaine, and nail guns didn’t make it in to the top 10 worst products this year, but landed in our honorable mentions section. Check out this new addition to our 2021 list.


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