Children's products not always sent back during recalls

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 18 2014 12:44 p.m. MST

Though toys and products are often recalled, only about 10 percent of products for children are actually taken back, new research says.

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Products that aren’t made right or might offer safety issues are oftentimes called back by production companies. But when it comes to child products, things aren’t often sent back, according to USA Today.

About 10 percent of recalled products for children are sent back, according to a report examined by USA Today.

"The return rate of recalls is really abysmal," said Nancy Cowles, executive director of Chicago-based Kids in Danger, to USA Today. "The government makes announcements, but people don't hear about them or don't respond."

Read the full article at usatoday.com.

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