Nine West—Riviera Sunglasses

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Product description

This recall relates to ALL models of Riviera sunglasses sold between 1 January 2007 and 13 December 2007 EXCEPT for models NW1110312, NW1210832 and NW1610378 (the model number can be found on the inside arm of the sunglasses). In particular, this recall INCLUDES the following models: NW1210827, NW1110144, NW1210399, NW1110143 and NW1210812.
Model NW1210827
Model NW1110144
Model NW1210399
Model NW1110143
Model NW1210812
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Reasons the product is recalled

Tests have revealed that the sunglasses subject to this recall do not meet the lens performance requirements of the mandatory Australian safety standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles (AS/NZS 1067:2003). They also failed to meet the labelling requirements of the standard.

The hazards to consumers


What consumers should do

Customers are asked to immediately stop using these sunglasses when driving as their ability to recognise blue and green LED lights such as those used by emergency vehicles and in traffic signals may be impaired. Their ability to judge the distance of moving objects may also be affected. Customers may return the sunglasses for a full refund to any Nine West retail store or by mail (all postage charges will be refunded) to: J.L. Footwear Pty Ltd t/as Nine West, Level 12/Como Office Tower, 644 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Vic, 3141. Should customers have queries regarding this recall, please contact Nine West on (03) 9832 6400 during business hours Monday to Friday, EST. You may also contact Nine West by fax on (03) 9832 6444 or by email at


J.L. Footwear Pty Ltd trading as Nine West

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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