Average, minimum and maximum price of recalled products by year. (2004 - 2008)
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2013
Average Price of Consumer Products Involved in Recalls by Year
2004 - 2008
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Numbers presented are for the calendar years shown and include recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Approximately 60 recalls announced by the CPSC between 2004 and 2008 did not include unit-level and/or price-level detail. They were removed from the analysis. Values should be treated as "ballpark" estimates only.
Minimum and maximum prices are the absolute minimum and maximum cited in any recall during the year shown. A minimum price of 0 indicates that a recall involved a product that was given away for free. Average price is calculated by dividing the total estimated retail value of all recalls in a particular year by the total number of recalled units involved in calculating that value. See "Est. Retail Value of Consumer Products Involved in Recalls by Year" for more information on how estimated retail values are calculated.
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WeMakeItSafer tracks consumer product recalls issued by the CPSC since January 1999, child restraint and vehicle (but not after-market equipment) recalls issued by the NHTSA since January 1999, and FDA and UDSA recalls issued since May 2013. EPA and boat recalls are not included.
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