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Consumer Safety and Product Recall Information

Many agencies work together to keep all of us safer from injury or death from the things we buy that may be unsafe. Each of these agencies have websites to share safety tips and product recalls. Many sites also allow consumers to report injuries or file a complaint about an unsafe product.

Scott County Health Department encourages everyone to become informed. Learning about product recalls gives you and your family information that could save lives. Visit the following links for product recalls and safety information.

Resources:

  • WWW.RECALLS.GOV
    http://www.recalls.gov
    The online source for recalls and unsafe, hazardous, or defective product information from all six government agencies working to protect consumers. A one stop shop to link with all recall information.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    http://www.cpsc.gov
    Covers over more than 15,000 kinds of products used in and around the home, in sports, recreation and schools.
  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
    http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
    Covers recall information related to motor vehicles from 1966 to present. This includes vehicle products which experienced a safety-related defect or did not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards.
  • The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
    http://www.uscgboating.org
    Investigates consumer complaints about recreational boats and related equipment. The USCG reviews safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations related recreational boats, boat manufacturers, and boat safety issues.
  • USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS)
    http://www.fsis.usda.gov
    The FSIS inspects and regulates meat, poultry products, and eggs.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    http://www.fda.gov
    The FDA covers recalls associated with food, pet and farm animal food, drugs, medication, vaccines, medical devices, vetinary products, blood and plasma products, and cosmetics.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    http://www.epa.gov
    The EPA covers recalls involving pesticides, rodenticides, fungicides, and vehicle emission testing.