Jeanswest are recalling their clothing range of Bel Skinny 7/8 & Bel Curve Embracer Skinny 7/8 Jeans as they may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend that exposure is minimised. While these dyes are not banned for textile use within Australia, Jeanswest is initiating this action as it does not meet our strict quality assurance standards.

PRA number: 2014/14099 Date published: 13th May 2014

Product description

Jeanswest Bel Skinny 7/8 Jeans, size 6 – 16 – sold nationally
Jeanswest Bel Curve Embracer Skinny 7/8 Jeans, size 8 – 20 – sold nationally

Identifying features

Product Code: 72143-01 (7/8 Skinny Jean) and 72146-01 (Curve Embracer style). Blue rinse and zipped ankle detail.

Order numbers affected: 137721, 137733, 137719, 137734, 139988, 140056, 139989, 140057

What are the defects?

The dye used during the manufacturing of the pocket lining of these jeans may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

What are the hazards?

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend that exposure is minimised. While these dyes are not banned for textile use within Australia, Jeanswest is initiating this action as it does not meet our strict quality assurance standards.

Dates available for sale

  • 4th July 2013 – 1st May 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Sold throughout Jeanswest’s Australia stores and online at jeanswest.com.au

Supplier

Jeanswest

Supplier’s web site

http://www.jeanswest.com.au

What should consumers do?

Customers should cease using the product and return it to a Jeanswest store to obtain a full refund of the purchase price. For more information, please contact Jeanswest on 1800 888 759 or via the Jeanswest website http://www.jeanswest.com.au/contacts

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