Just Jeans Pty Ltd are recalling their product range of Junior Girls Jeans, Junior Boys Pants and Shorts as the dye stuff used during the production of these products may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend that exposure be minimised.

PRA number: 2014/14078, Date published: 23rd April 2014

Product description

Just Jeans junior girls size 8 to 16 Super Skinny Jeans and Ankle Skinny Jeans.

Just Jeans junior boys size 8 to 16 Skinny Cargo Pants, Cargo Shorts and Chino Pants.

Identifying features

# Just Jeans Junior Girls size 8 to 16 Super Skinny Jeans – colour dark purple line 168462; code 45223 date 05/2013 (details on reverse side of care label).

# Just Jeans Junior Girls size 8 to 16 Zip Ankle Skinny Jeans – colour dark navy line 168463 code 45223 date 05/2013 (details on reverse side of care label).

# OMM Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Skinny Cargo Pants – colour forest green line 168849 code 45223 date 05/2013 (details on reverse side of care label).

# OMM Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Cargo Shorts – colour khaki green line 168867 (line details on reverse side of care label).

# Just Jeans Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Chino Pants – colour khaki green/brown line 168918 (line details on reverse side of care label).

Other products that do not match the above description are not being recalled.

What are the defects?

The dye stuff used during the production of these products may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

What are the hazards?

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend that exposure be minimised. While this dye stuff is not banned for textiles use in Australia, Just Jeans is initiating this action as it does not meet Just Jeans’ strict quality assurance standards.

Traders who sold this product

Sold at Just Jeans stores in Australia and online at justjeans.com.au from February 2013

Supplier

Just Jeans Pty Ltd

What should consumers do?

Customers should cease using the product and return it to a Just Jeans store to obtain a full refund of the purchase price.

For more information, please contact Just Jeans on 1800 507 507, email [email protected] or visit your nearest Just Jeans store.

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