help consumers remain up to date on all product recalls, the
Consumer Protection Division has established an online
clearinghouse. By bringing together in one site all the agencies
that issue recall notices, consumers no longer have to determine
what each agency regulates and how to access recall notices. Recent
consumer-related recall notices may be viewed easily by selecting
from the appropriate agency below. Archived recalls and more information
about a specific recall is also available on the appropriate fedeal
agency's web site.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting
the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from
more than 15,000 types of consumer products.
U. S. Food and Drug Administration
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has jurisdiction over
recalls involving food, pet and farm animal feed, cosmetics, drugs,
radiation-emitting products, medical devices, vaccines, blood and
plasma products, veterinary products, combination products and
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and
Inspection Service (FSIS) has jurisdiction over recalls involving
meat, poultry and processed eggs.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has
jurisdiction over recalls involving motor vehicles, equipment,
tires and child safety seats.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has jurisdiction
over recalls involving pesticides, rodenticides, fungicides and
motor vehicle emissions.
U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has jurisdiction over recalls involving
recreational boats and watercraft, equipment installed by the manufacturer
of those vessels and other boating safety issues.