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Product Recall Trends in Hardlines: Q2 2020

August 05, 2020

Hardline unsafe product notifications decreased by 8% in the USA and 35% in the EU, compared with the previous quarter.

The USA saw 36 product recalls. The top categories were chemical products, with the main risk being poisoning, and furniture, the main risk being tip over. There were 185 products notified as unsafe in the EU.

The top categories for notifications were toys, food contact materials, and DIY, tools and hardware. The main risks were chemical and injuries.

Product Recall Trends Infographics Q2 2020

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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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