Product Recall Trends in Hardlines: Q1 2019
Hardline product recalls increased by 18% in the EU, in comparison with Q4 2018.
In the US, recalls of HL products decreased to 18 recalls.
In the EU, there were 354 recalls of hardline products. The top category for recalls was toys, with the main risks being chemical risk and choking.
The USA saw 18 recalls, with the top category being hobby/sports equipment and childcare articles and children’s equipment. Fire and injuries were the main risks for these categories.
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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