Compared to Q4 2018, both the EU and USA saw recalls of softlines decrease in the first quarter of 2019, to 43 and 1 recalls respectively.

Top recall categories in the EU were:

  • Clothing, textile and fashion items, with the main risks being choking
  • Jewelry, with 100% of recalls due to chemical risk

There was 1 recall of softline products in the USA in Q1 2019, in the category clothing, textiles and fashion items due to choking risk.

EU Top Recalls and Risks

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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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