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Definition

use of a product or system in a way not intended by the manufacturer, but which can result from readily predictable human behaviour

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: reasonably foreseeable misuse; 
Plural: reasonably foreseeable misuses; 

Notes

Note 1 to entry: Readily predictable human behaviour includes the behaviour of all types of users, e.g., lay and professional users.

Note 2 to entry: reasonably foreseeable misuse can be intentional or unintentional.

Examples

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - reasonably foreseeable misuse

Required associations

Optional associations

a number of manufacturers does not intend a number of reasonably foreseeable misuses
a number of reasonably foreseeable misuses applies to a number of systems
a number of reasonably foreseeable misuses applies to a number of products
a number of users may undertake a number of reasonably foreseeable misuses

Generalisations

    weakness
reasonably foreseeable misuse