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Risk of electric shock remains the most common reason for electrical and electronic product recalls in the EU and USA in Q2, 2017.

Recalls increased slightly in the EU during the last quarter, up 4% to 81 products; while in the USA they reduced by 6% to 18 products. The main risk posed by all these products is electric shock, though in the USA this risk has been identified alongside the risks of fire and burning.

Product Recall Trends in Electrical & Electronics: 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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