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Food, Drug, Medical Device Recalls Continue to Climb According to ExpertRECALL Quarterly Index
Date:11/3/2011

Burn hazards and structural-collapse risks replaced laceration concerns as the main causes of consumer product recalls during the third quarter as recalls in this category dropped 20 percent from the previous quarter. Children's and infant product recalls decreased for the third straight quarter, also recording a five-quarter low. More than 40 percent of these recalls were initiated by the CPSC out of a concern for the choking risk associated with small parts, the primary cause of recalls in this category.

According to FDA Enforcement reports, 16 percent fewer pharmaceutical units were affected compared to the second quarter of 2011, despite an increase in the number of recall events in the third quarter.

The ExpertRECALL Index also tracks medical device recalls as documented in FDA Enforcement Reports, revealing a modest increase in recalls in the third quarter compared to the average number of recalls in the prior two quarters. Third-quarter recalls involved nearly double the number of units compared to the second quarter.

The 2011 third-quarter ExpertRECALL Index is the only report that aggregates and tracks cumulative recall data from the CPSC and the FDA. Stericycle ExpertRECALL compiles the ExpertRECALL Index from data issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The ExpertRECALL Index report is available online at http://www.expertrecall.com/recallindex.

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Stericycle ExpertRECALL™ is the industry leader in managing consumer product, pharmaceutical, medical device, juvenile product, and food and beverage recalls. Stericycle ExpertRECALL streamlines the entire product recall process and manages Notification & Response, Processing & Tracking, and Compliance & Reporting for a variety of companies. For more information, visit h
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