Under mandate from President Bush to streamline communications for recall releases, 6 federal agencies have gotten together to form www.recalls.gov. At this link, you can see the latest recalls in consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products. The website also includes consumer tips and consumer protection information useful to review before purchasing any unknown good or service.
Many government and consumer organizations offer useful information, including product recalls. To search for information regarding specific products, browse category listings, and learn of warnings from specific organizations. Please see our helpful links below.
You can also find out about products that have been recalled by the federal government by checking the following links:Consumer Product Safety Commission
Organization devoted to providing information on product recalls and possible safety hazards of consumer goods. Search for recalled items by product category.
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
Website devoted to maintaining transportation safety. Search website for possible recalls, warnings, and general transportation safety information
Food and Drug Administration
Homepage of the FDA, this sight provides information on drugs, food, medical devices, biologics, animal feed and drugs, cosmetics, radiation-emitting products, and several combination products