Product Recall Trends in Softlines: Q2 2018
Recalls of softlines products fell by 54% across the EU in the second quarter of 2018 (compared to Q1).
In this quarter, the top recall categories and their risks in the EU were:
- Clothing textile and fashion items, recalled for risks relating to chemical, injury and strangulation
- Jewelry, recalled for chemical risks
In the USA, recalls remained steady in Q2 2018, compared to Q1, at 5. The category of the most commonly recalled products is:
- Clothing, textiles and fashion items, with recalls relating to risks of flammability and choking
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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