Textiles recalled after ACCC tests reveal high levels of hazardous azo dyes

Published: 
16 May 2014

The ACCC identified a number of items as containing unacceptable concentrations of azo dyes. The ACCC has negotiated 11 recalls of 35 product lines with the affected suppliers.

Recall information

Cotton On Clothing Pty Ltd—Men’s "Spitfire" Denim Jeans

  • Style no 3900548
  • New Black and Holy Black Jeans
  • P/O Nos. 96703, 96747, 84162, 99374, 122094, 96685, 85749, 78921, 99374, 84172, 70537, 76188, 79229, 84175, 122087, 70536, 122794, 122811, 118057, 122818

Customers can check the reverse side of the care label for style number and P/O number. Customers should return the product to any Cotton On store for a full refund of the purchase price. For further information call 1800 420 176 or contact Cotton On via customerenquiries@cottonon.com.au.

Jeanswest—Bel Skinny 7/8 & Bel Curve Embracer Skinny 7/8 Jeans

  • Jeanswest Bel Skinny 7/8 Jeans, size 6 – 16
  • Jeanswest Bel Curve Embracer Skinny 7/8 Jeans, size 8 – 20

Customers should return the product to a Jeanswest store to obtain a full refund of the purchase price. For more information call Jeanswest on 1800 888 759 or contact Jeanswest via the website http://www.jeanswest.com.au/contacts.

Rivers Australia—Rivers Doghouse Boys Jeans and Mens Jeans

  • Rivers Doghouse Jeans, Boys’ – style 058BYJNS - Black
  • Rivers Jeans, Men’s - style 300MJENR & 300MJENL - Black and Indigo
  • Rivers Jeans, Men’s - style 567MJEAN & 568MJEAN - Black and Dark Denim
  • Rivers Jeans, Men’s - style 412MJENR & 412MJENL - Black

Customers should return the product to any Rivers store for a full refund. For further information call 1800 052 001 (8:30am to 5:00pm AEST Monday to Friday) or email recall@rivaus.com.au

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

  • Doghouse style children’s dark-denim style number 0476GYJNS
  • Doghouse style children’s black jeans style number 0508BKJNS

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase or another Rivers Store for a refund. For further information call 1800 052 001 or email recall@rivaus.com.au.

Just Jeans Pty Ltd—Just Jeans Junior Girls Skinny Jeans & Junior Boys Denim Shorts

  • Just Jeans junior girls size 8 to 16 skinny adjustable waistband jeans
  • Just Jeans boys 8 to 16 denim shorts

Consumers should return the product to a Just Jeans store for a refund. For more infomation call 1800 507 507 or email justjeansproducts@justjeans.com.au.

Pillow Talk Pty Ltd—Pillow Talk 50/50 Poly/Cotton 225 Thread Count Plain Dye Range - Red Only

  • Sheet Set
  • Fitted Sheet
  • Flat Sheet
  • Pillowcases (Body, European, Standard, Ruffle Tri Jumbo, Tri Jumbo, Ruffle Tri Regular, Tri Regular)

Consumers should contact Pillow Talk for a refund. For more information call 1800 630 690.

Trade Secret—Firetrap Blackseal Super Skinny Girls Jeans

  • Firetrap BlackSeal Super Skinny Girls Jeans style TG0010

Consumers should return the product to any Trade Secret store for a refund. For more information call 1300 768 913 or email info@tradesecret.com.au.

Just Jeans Pty Ltd—Junior Girls Jeans, Junior Boys Pants and Shorts

  • Just Jeans Junior Girls size 8 to 16 Super Skinny Jeans
  • Just Jeans Junior Girls size 8 to 16 Zip Ankle Skinny Jeans
  • OMM Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Skinny Cargo Pants
  • OMM Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Cargo Shorts
  • Just Jeans Junior Boys size 8 to 16 Chino Pants

Consumers should return the product to a Just Jeans store for a refund. For more information call 1800 507 507 or email justjeansproducts@justjeans.com.au.

Myer Pty Ltd—Milkshake Classic Jeans

  • Style MSK LBW14140-CW1 in sizes 3-8

Consumers should return the product to any Myer store for a refund. For more information call 1800 811 611 or email myer.csc@myer.com.au.

Myer Pty Ltd—Wayne Junior Acid Wash Jeans

  • Style 6003631/WJD017 in sizes 3-8
  • Style 6003631/WSD017 in sizes 9 - 16

Consumers should return the product to any Myer store for a refund. For more information call 1800 811 611 or email myer.csc@myer.com.au.

Target Australia Pty Ltd—Kid's and Ladieswear Denim Jeans

  • Denim Wrinkle Pants
  • Boys Walk Shorts
  • Babywear Relaxed Demin
  • 33640 Moda Dark Wash Basic Straight Jeans
  • AN29818YY Dark Indigo Bootleg Jeans

Consumers should return the product to a Target store for a refund. For more information call 1800 814 788.