Recalls in each product category as a percent of total, shown year by year over five years. (2004 - 2008)
Last Updated: May 18, 2015
Consumer Product Recalls by Category over Time
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) and child car seat recalls announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Yearly totals are rounded to the nearest multiple of five (5).
Recalled products primarily intended for children aged 12 and under are included in the Children's category. More information about how children's products are classified can be found here [PDF].
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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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recalled children's products are classified