Cotton On Clothing Pty Ltd are recalling their clothing range of Men’s “Spitfire” Denim Jeans as they may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend exposure to the dye should be minimised. While this dye is not banned for textiles use within Australia, Cotton On is recalling this product in the interests of customer safety.

PRA number: 2014/14106 Date published: 15th May 2014

Product description

New Black and Holy Black Jeans

Style no 3900548 P/O Nos. 96703, 96747, 84162, 99374, 122094, 96685, 85749, 78921, 99374, 84172, 70537, 76188, 79229, 84175, 122087, 70536, 122794, 122811, 118057, 122818

Identifying features

Recalled products are identified on the reverse side of the care label inside the product with style number and P/O number. The affected style numbers and P/O numbers are identified above.

What are the defects?

The dye used during the manufacturing of this product may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

What are the hazards?

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend exposure to the dye should be minimised. While this dye is not banned for textiles use within Australia, Cotton On is recalling this product in the interests of customer safety.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st February 2012 – 30th April 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

The affected jeans were sold at Cotton On stores and online at cottonon.com between February 2012 & April 2014.

Supplier

Cotton On Clothing Pty Ltd

What should consumers do?

Customers should cease using the product and return it to any Cotton On store for a full refund of the purchase price. For further information call 1800 531 651 or contact Cotton On via [email protected]

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