Rivers Australia—Doghouse style children’s dark-denim jeans & Doghouse style children’s black jeans

Identifying features

Style number 0476GYJNS for dark-denim jeans and style number 0508BKJNS for black jeans

What are the defects?

The dye used during the manufacture 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 stuff is not banned for textiles use in Australia, in the interests of customers safety Rivers Australia is recalling these two styles of jeans.

What should consumers do?

Return garments to place of purchase or another Rivers Store for a full refund

Traders who sold this product

Nationally at ‘Rivers’ retail stores and online

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2013 - 20 February 2014

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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