Product Recall Trends in Softlines: Q1 2017
Clothing and accessories account for a 33% jump in softlines recalls in the USA in Q1 2017. The main risk associated with these items was choking for children’s articles. Overall, in Q1 of 2017 softlines recalls in the USA increased by 100%, compared to Q4 2016.
In the EU, softlines recalls dropped 35% in Q1 2017, reflecting a significant decrease in clothing, textile and fashion item recalls. However, PPE recalls were up 360% and jewelry 100%.
Product Recall Trends provides a quarterly overview of the top recalled product categories and products, and the main associated risks, in the EU and the USA.
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