Recalls of unsafe electrical and electronic products increased in the USA in Q3, 2021, while dropping in the EU
Unsafe product notifications for Electrical & Electronic Products increased in the USA, by 50%, compared to the previous quarter. However, in the EU notifications dropped 9%.
In the USA, notifications increased by 50%. The main products recalled were batteries and the associated risk was fire.
In the EU, unsafe product notifications went down 9%, with IT and Telecommunications Equipment being the most commonly notified products. USB chargers were the most recalled product and electric shock was the most common risk factor.
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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