NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) - Recalls

Metadata Updated: November 30, 2016

Manufacturers who determine that a product or piece of original equipment either has a safety defect or is not in compliance with Federal safety standards are required to notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) within 5 business days. NHTSA requires that manufacturers file a Defect and Noncompliance report as well as quarterly recall status reports, in compliance with Federal Regulation 49 (the National Traffic and Motor Safety Act) Part 573, which identifies the requirements for safety recalls. This information is stored in the NHTSA database. Use this data to search for recall information related to:- Specific NHTSA campaigns - Product types Access to public searches of NHTSA recall databases for tires, vehicles, car seats and equipment.

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Metadata Created Date March 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date November 30, 2016
Data Update Frequency R/P1D

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date November 30, 2016
Publisher National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Unique Identifier DOT-83
Maintainer Email
Qualityresponsibleagency National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Public Access Level public
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Agencydataseriesurl http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/folders/Recalls/FLAT_RCL.zip
Agencyprogramurl http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/index.cfm
Analysisunit Vehicles , Tires, Child Safety Seats, Equipment
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Bureau Code 021:18
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Data First Published 2002-12-16
Language en-US
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2016-02-17
Numberofdatasets 1
Organizationname Department of Transportation / National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Phone 202-366-0154
Primary IT Investment UII 021-777552743
Program Code 021:035
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > Department of Transportation > National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Related Documents http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/folders/Recalls/RCL.txt
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Category Transportation

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