The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) provides consumer product recall information as part of the agency’s mission to protect consumers and families from hazardous products. The CPSC has jurisdiction over more than 15,000 kinds of consumer products used in and around the home and in sports, recreation and schools.
FoodSafety.gov provides the latest information on all food recalls and alerts as well as food illness outbreaks. A food recall is when a food producer takes a product off the market because there is reason to believe that it may cause consumers to become ill.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides recall information, including vehicle and equipment campaigns from 1966 to present. The campaigns include motor vehicles and related equipment, child safety seats and tires that experienced a safety-related defect or did not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards.
The U.S. Coast Guard investigates consumer complaints about recreational boats and related equipment. Review safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations dealing with recreational boats (including personal watercraft), boat manufacturer installed equipment, and boating safety issues.