Product Recalls

  • FDA Rule Requires Registration of Food Facilities

    The rule makes electronic registration mandatory (with the availability of a waiver process) beginning Jan. 4, 2020. The next biennial registration period will be Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016.

    Erwin C. Miller, chief of the Data Systems Integration Branch in FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, says the measure supports FDA's ability to respond quickly to food-related emergencies.

  • NHTSA Begins Car Safety Bus Tour

    The tour is intended to raise public awareness of the Takata airbag recall, vehicle recalls and how to search for them using NHTSA's Recalls Look-Up Tool, as well as tire maintenance, child safety seats, and heatstroke when children are left in hot cars.


News & Articles

  • More Than 500,000 Hoverboards Recalled

    Made in China, they've been recalled by eight manufacturers or importers, one retail store, and one online retailer because of the risk they can overheat and catch fire.

  • Don't Use These Winco Fountain Cones

    The company has received three reports of these fireworks spraying outward but no injuries have been reported. Consumers should immediately return the recalled fountains to the retailer where they purchased them for a refund or exchange.

  • E. Coli Concern Causes Major Flour Recall

    "As a leading provider of flour for 150 years, we felt it was important to not only recall the product and replace it for consumers if there was any doubt, but also to take this opportunity to remind our consumers how to safely handle flour," said Liz Nordlie, president of General Mills Baking division.

  • 12 Million Vehicles Recalled Over Takata Air Bags

    Eight manufacturers were affected.

  • FMCSA Issues Safety Advisory for TYTAL Cargo Tanks

    The advisory calls for the immediate repair and retesting of the tanks.

  • Fire Risk Sparks ROV Recall

    Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., has recalled about 133,000 Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles after receiving more than 160 reports of fires associated with them, including one incident where a 15-year-old passenger died from a rollover that resulted in a fire and 19 reports of injuries, including first-, second-, and third-degree burns.


Videos

  • Tour Our Product Testing Lab

    For a recall to happen, a product needs to be found to be unsafe. But exactly what does that mean? In this December 2011 video, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission gives you an inside view. Meet the scientists. See some of the tests. Think about these tests when you buy and use consumer products.


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