Product Recall Trends in Cosmetics, Personal Care & Household: Q1 2018
Q1 2018 saw a reduction in recalls of cosmetic, personal care and household items of 3% in the EU, and following an unusually high number of recalls in Q4 2017 the USA saw just three products recalled, a significant drop of 95%.
In the USA, just three products were recalled – all cosmetics – two of which were for microbiological risks.
In the EU, 28 cosmetic products were recalled, including 11 perfumes. The risk, in all cases was chemical.
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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