Women’s Elly Skinny Jeans Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: 5513 - Women’sEllySkinnyJeansCotton On recalls certain Women’s Elly Skinny Jeans due to possible carcinogenic dye contamination and Cancer risks, both serious health hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Pd8C9

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1073408

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

  • Cotton On Women’s Elly Skinny Jeans Classic Skinny Leg Fit, 5 Pocket Jeans; style number: 238485-06; P/O number: 145147

Please consult the photograph above for details of the clothing’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Jeans are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, the dye used during the production of the recalled Jeans may have contained hazardous azo-colourants. Certain azo-colourants may release carcinogenic (i.e., Cancer-causing) compounds. Expert authorities recommend that exposure to these dyes should be eliminated or minimised.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Jeans, please do not wear them or wash them with your other clothes. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1800 420 176 or by e-mail at customerenquiries@cottonon.com.au.

==> 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.


Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14800
Recalls Direct RIN: 5513-2015
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