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Cosmetics, personal care and household product recalls fell to zero in the USA in Q1 2017, and dropped 11% in the EU.

16 cosmetic products were recalled in the EU last quarter. The main risks identified with the products were chemical. In particular, three toothpaste products were recalled for chemical and microbiological risks.

Product Recall Trends in Cosmetics, Personal Care & Household: Q1 2017

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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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