Consumer Product and Cosmetics Reports Received - Quarterly Data October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Health Canada regularly reports on human health or safety concerns related to consumer products.
Between October 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 Health Canada received 363 reports.
|Percentage of industry reports||Percentage of consumer reports|
|Categories||Percentage of reports received|
|Home & Automobile Maintenance||10%|
|Clothing, Textiles & Accessories||7%|
|Grooming Products & Accessories||6%|
|Sports, Recreation & Hobby||5%|
|Product types||Number of reports received|
|Telephones & Accessories||23|
|Ranges or Ovens*||14|
|Laundry Soaps or Detergents||10|
|Bicycles & Accessories||9 (tied)|
Not every report Health Canada receives involves an injury. Over the time period, injuries, including deaths, were reported in 41% of reports received.
Between October 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 Health Canada received 148 reports that included an injury.
|Injury Types||Number of reports received|
|Irritation Allergic Reaction||27|
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