CPSC, Manufacturers Blasted For Poor Recall Rates

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 5:53 PM EST) -- Only 10 percent of recalled children's products are ultimately fixed, replaced or destroyed, including less than 5 percent of the products in consumers' homes, an advocacy group said Tuesday after analyzing U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission data.

The group, Kids in Danger, calculated the recall participation rates based on monthly progress reports for CPSC corrective action plans and incident updates for children's products recalled from January 2012 to October 2012.

"CPSC, manufacturers, retailers and consumers need to focus more attention on getting recalled products fixed or...
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