Recall Informer

Are Kids Beauty Products Safe to Use?

Are Kids Beauty Products Safe to Use?

Last year, the FDA warned that multiple makeup products targeted at kids and tweens could be contaminated. In particular, the JoJo Siwa makeup brand sold at Claire’s was found to contain asbestos fibers. Pressure on retailers to be more careful about the ingredients in their products is mounting. Claire’s store …

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Will a Recall Impact Your Car Insurance?

Will a Recall Impact Your Car Insurance?

Vehicles are recalled all the time. The cause might be a minor issue or a serious safety problem, but the result is the same. The vehicle needs to be serviced for free by an authorized dealership. But although the repair is technically free, you might be wondering how an auto …

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The Most Damaging Recalls Share One Thing in Common

The Most Damaging Recalls Share One Thing in Common

Businesses always try to avoid shipping products that carry any deficiencies. Some products are just flat-out bad and never get purchased. These are harmless to consumers, but cost the business money. Other products don’t function correctly and simply can’t be left on the market, so they’re recalled. These are much …

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Do People Lose Their Jobs Over Recalls?

Do People Lose Their Jobs Over Recalls?

Product recalls are rather common, though most of them aren’t over life-threatening issues. People are often reprimanded for whatever failures led to the recall being necessary, but, typically, that’s the end of it. People don’t typically lose their jobs over a mundane safety recall. However, some recalls can become so …

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Why Are Auto Recalls So Common? The Facts

Why Are Auto Recalls So Common? The Facts

It seems like every day, some automotive manufacturer is announcing a new recall. Some vehicle’s brakes are failing. Another Takata airbag is shooting out shrapnel. A seatbelt assembly can choke passengers in an accident. What gives? Why are there so many automotive recalls? The answer is simpler than you might …

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Why are Medical Recalls so Common?

Why are Medical Recalls so Common?

If you live in the US, you’re probably accustomed to loud, poorly-made advertisements announcing some drug lawsuit or medical recall. Medicare and medical insurance are a huge business in the US, and make billions of dollars every year. As such, it’s no surprise that pharmaceutical companies can get in a …

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