Hardlines product recalls in the USA and EU increased in the third quarter of 2018, in comparison with the previous three months, by 14% and 24% respectively.

The USA saw 29 recalls of hardline products from categories that included hobby/sports equipment and furniture, with falls presenting the primary risk.

In the EU, 272 hardline products from categories including toys, food contact materials, chemical products and children’s equipment were recalled. The main risks across these categories were chemical risk and injury.

Product Recall Trends Hardlines Q3 2018 Infographics

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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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