Product Recall Trends in Softlines Q1 2018
Both the EU and the USA saw recalls of softlines products drop in Q1 2018, by 59% and 55% respectively.
In the USA, recalls of softlines products dropped for another quarter – with just 5 products recalled, compared to 11 recalls in Q4 2017. All recalls were clothing, textile and fashion items presenting mostly risks of flammability and choking.
In the EU, recalls of softlines products dropped by 59%, with just 57 recalls compared to 140 in the previous quarter. Of these, 47 were clothing, textile and fashion items presenting risks including, mostly, choking and strangulation.
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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