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Product Recall Statistics

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Number of Recalls by Product CategoryNumber Recalled Past 12 Months
Home Products1,541
Child Products (not including toys)1,267
Toys889
Sports and Recreation Products846
Outdoor Products509
Specialty Products43
Number of Product Recalls By Hazard
Fire and Fire-Related Burns1,562
Choking837
Laceration503
Fall Hazard489
Electrocution / Electric Shock392
Vehicle Accident361
Lead343
Strangulation276
Burn (Non-Fire Related)231
Entrapment181
Explosion / Projectiles170
Suffocation151
Collapse140
Poisoning119
Internal Injury102
Amputation56
Carbon Monoxide (CO)54
Drowning52
Entanglement31
Aspiration23
Magnet Ingestion21
Cadmium6
Communications Failure4
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Number of Product Recalls by Country of Origin 
China2,124
United States685
Taiwan299
Mexico106
Hong Kong91
Canada74
Japan70
Thailand64
India61
Korea57
Italy54
Vietnam53
Indonesia42
Germany30
Pakistan28
Philippines24
Malaysia23
France21
Bangladesh16
Sweden14
Spain13
Switzerland10
Brazil10
United Kingdom10
Peru9
Sri Lanka8
Austria8
Turkey7
Finland7
Singapore6
Portugal6
Poland6
Romania6
Other91
Number of Recalls by Select Items 
Baby Cribs107
Puzzles19
Toys for Bathtub12
Toy Guns9
Sunglasses7
Pillows5
Musical Instruments5
Food Blenders5
Toothbrushes3
Blankets2
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 29, 2017

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