Hardlines product recalls in the USA and EU went down in the second quarter of 2018, compared to the previous three months, by 22% and 27% respectively.

Across the EU some 206 hardlines products were notified as unsafe from categories including toys, food contact materials, chemical products and children’s equipment. Principle risks across these categories included choking, chemical and injury.

In the USA some 25 hardlines products from the toys and machinery categories were recalled. Principle risks were choking, fire and injury.

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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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