Softline unsafe product notifications increased by 49% in the EU and decreased by 25% in the USA, compared with Q1.

The EU saw 113 products notified as unsafe. These included 61 personal protective equipment (PPE) products, of which 57 were masks. The main risk was microbiological.

See also our SafeGuardS article on this specific topic: EU RAPEX Recall Particle Filter Masks From Markets.

There were three dangerous products in the USA. Two of these were clothing products, with burns being the main risk.

SGS CRS SL Product Recall Trend 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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