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In the EU 13 cosmetic products were recalled in Q2 of 2017, compared to 5 in the USA.

Chemical risks remain the biggest root cause of cosmetic, personal care and household product recalls in Q2 2017 in the EU, with three hair coloring products on the recall list. In the USA, the risk identified in all 5 products recalled was microbiological.

Product Recall Trends in Cosmetics, Personal Care & Household: Q2 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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