Myer are recalling their clothing range of Milkshake Classic Jeans & Wayne Junior Acid Wash Jeans as they may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

Expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens and recommend that exposure be minimised. While this dye is not banned for textiles use in Australia Myer is recalling these two styles of jeans.

PRA number: 2014/14088 & 14089 Date published: 7th May 2014

Product description

Denim boys jeans sizes 3-8 range & Denim boys jeans sizes 9-16

Identifying features

MSK LBW14140-CW1 5 PKT CLASSIC JEAN
Size 3-8: 6003631/WJD017 

Size 9-16: 6003631/WSD017

What are the defects?

The dye used during the manufacture 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 be minimised. While this dye is not banned for textiles use in Australia Myer is recalling these two styles of jeans.

Dates available for sale

Milkshake JEANS

  • 16thJuly 2013 – 17th April 2014

Wayne Junior JEANS

  • 14th February 2014 – 17th April 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Myer department stores

Supplier

Myer Pty Ltd

Supplier’s web site

http://www.myer.com.au

What should consumers do?

Myer recommends that customers who have purchased these styles from a Myer store or online at myer.com.au should not allow the jeans to continue to be worn and may return the garment to any Myer store for a full refund of the purchase price.

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