In the EU, the biggest recall product category was cosmetics, with 30 recalls, of which 19 were skin care products presenting mainly chemical risks. In the USA, 66 cosmetic products were recalled for microbiological risks.
As in Q3, 2017, chemical and microbiological risks were the root cause of most recalls.
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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