Rivers Australia Rivers Doghouse Jeans Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: 3557 - RiversDoghouseJeansRivers Australia recalls some Rivers Doghouse Boys’ Jeans and Men’s Jeans due to carcinogenic (Cancer-causing) dye hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/xdLkD

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1058750

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Boys’ and Men’s Jeans are subject to this recall:

  • Rivers Doghouse Boys’ Jeans; style: 058BYJNS; colour: black
  • Rivers Men’s Jeans; styles: 300MJENR and 300MJENL; colours: black and indigo
  • Rivers Men’s Jeans; styles 567MJEAN and 568MJEAN; colours: black and dark denim
  • Rivers Men’s Jeans; styles 412MJENR and 412MJENL; colour: black

According to the ACCC, the dye used during the manufacture of the pocket lining of these Jeans 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, Rivers Australia is recalling these two styles of Jeans as a precaution.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to carcinogenic dye contamination, please search for “azo-dyes” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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ACCC PRA number: 2014/14095
Recalls Direct RIN: 3557-2014
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