Product Recall Trends in Electrical & Electronics: Q4 2017
In the USA and EU recalls of electrical and electronic (EE) products dropped in Q4 2017, compared to the previous quarter.
Electrical appliance and equipment proved the most recalled EE product category in the USA, with five products recalled mainly for risks of fire and injury, including two ceiling fans that presented mainly risk of injury.
In the EU, a total of 48 EE products were recalled, including 31 in the electrical appliances and equipment category and 12 items of lighting equipment. The most commonly reported issue was electric shock.
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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