Product Recall Trends in Softlines: Q3 2018
Recalls of softline products increased by 77% across the EU in Q3 2018, in comparison with Q2.
Top recall categories and their main risks in the EU in this quarter were:
- Clothing textile and fashion items, recalled mostly for risk of injury
- Jewelry, recalled mostly for chemical risks
In the USA, recalls remained steady at 5 in Q3 2018, compared to Q2. Clothing, textile and fashion items was the only category for recall, with choking constituting the primary risk.
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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