Notifications for unsafe hardlines products, in Q1 2021, dropped by 41% in the USA and 50% in the EU, against Q4, 2020.
24 hardlines products we notified as unsafe in the USA with the top categories being furniture and toys. The most common risk from furniture was injury, and from toys the main risks were chemical, choking and cuts.
In the EU, 209 unsafe product notifications were issued. The top categories were toys, food contact materials and personal protective equipment (PPE) with the main risks identified as chemical, choking and microbiological.
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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