U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has jurisdiction over more than 15,000 kinds of consumer products used in and around the home, in sports, recreation and schools. Search www.cpsc.gov
for products recalled in the U.S.
U.S. Government Recalls
Six U.S. federal agencies have joined together to create www.recalls.gov -- a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. Search www.recalls.gov
for unsafe, hazardous or defective products recalled in the U.S.
RAPEX (EU’s rapid alert system for all dangerous consumer products)
RAPEX is the European Union’s rapid alert system for dangerous consumer products. It facilitates the rapid exchange of information between Member States and the Commission on measures taken to prevent or restrict the marketing or use of products posing a serious risk to the health and safety of consumers. Every Friday, the Commission publishes a weekly overview of the dangerous products reported by the national authorities (the RAPEX notifications). Search ec.europa.eu/consumers/safety/rapex/index_en.htm
for latest notifications.
OECD’s GlobalRecalls Portal
The GlobalRecalls portal by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) brings together information on product recalls issued around the world. Search globalrecalls.oecd.org
for regularly-updated information on such recalls.