Electrical and electronic product recalls decreased by 1% in the EU and 30% in the USA, in comparison with Q3 2018.

In the EU there were 73 recalls, for which the main risk was electric shock. These included 55 recalls of electrical appliances and equipment. Other product categories for recall included lighting equipment and lighting chains.

There were 10 recalls of electrical and electronic products in the USA in Q4 2018. These included 8 recalls of electrical appliances and equipment, for which fire was the main risk.

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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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