Patagonia Australia — Patagonia Tropic Comfort Tops, Capilene Cool Daily Tops and Capilene Cool Daily Sun Mask
What are the defects?
The products are labelled indicating that they have a protection level of UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) 50+, however they may only have a protection level of UPF 17.5.
What are the hazards?
If the products do not offer the indicated level of protection, the wearer may be exposed to greater levels of UV radiation than expected. This may lead to sunburn and may pose a risk of serious and sometimes irreversible damage to skin.
What should consumers do?
Patagonia retail stores
Patagonia Online Australia
Other outdoor, sport and adventure stores (see attached Traders list)
- 1 April 2019 - 7 June 2021
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.