WWW.RECALLS.GOV http://www.recalls.gov The online source for recalls and unsafe, hazardous, or defective product information from all six government agencies working to protect consumers. A one stop shop to link with all recall information.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) http://www.cpsc.gov Covers over more than 15,000 kinds of products used in and around the home, in sports, recreation and schools.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov Covers recall information related to motor vehicles from 1966 to present. This includes vehicle products which experienced a safety-related defect or did not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) http://www.uscgboating.org Investigates consumer complaints about recreational boats and related equipment. The USCG reviews safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations related recreational boats, boat manufacturers, and boat safety issues.
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) http://www.fsis.usda.gov The FSIS inspects and regulates meat, poultry products, and eggs.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) http://www.fda.gov The FDA covers recalls associated with food, pet and farm animal food, drugs, medication, vaccines, medical devices, veterinary products, blood and plasma products, and cosmetics.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov The EPA covers recalls involving pesticides, rodenticides, fungicides, and vehicle emission testing.
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...