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

PRA number

2014/14094

Published date

Product description

Kid's & Infant's - Denim wrinkle pant, Boys walk short, Babywear relaxed denim jean; Ladieswear - Moda dark wash basic jean, Dark indigo bootleg jean
Identifying features
Kid's Denim wrinkle pant - keycodes 55273671, 55273688, 55273695, 55273701, 55273718, 55273725, 55273732 Boy's walk short - keycodes 54813939, 54813946, 54813953, 54813960, 54813977, 54813984, 54813991 Babywear relaxed denim jean - keycodes 54824645, 54824652, 54824669, 54824676 Ladies Moda dark wash basic jean - keycodes 54936362, 54936379, 54936386, 54936393, 54936409, 54936416 Ladies Dark indigo bootleg jean - keycodes 54932210, 54932227, 54932234, 54932241, 54932258, 54932265, 54932272, 54933675, 54933682, 54933699, 54933705, 54933712, 54933729, 54933736, 54933842, 54933859, 54933866, 54933873, 54933880, 54933897, 54933903.

Other identifying numbers

Kid's Denim wrinkle pant - keycodes 55273671, 55273688, 55273695, 55273701, 55273718, 55273725, 55273732

Boy's walk short - keycodes 54813939, 54813946, 54813953, 54813960, 54813977, 54813984, 54813991

Babywear relaxed denim jean - keycodes 54824645, 54824652, 54824669, 54824676

Ladies Moda dark wash basic jean - keycodes 54936362, 54936379, 54936386, 54936393, 54936409, 54936416

Ladies Dark indigo bootleg jean - keycodes 54932210, 54932227, 54932234, 54932241, 54932258, 54932265, 54932272, 54933675, 54933682, 54933699, 54933705, 54933712, 54933729, 54933736, 54933842, 54933859, 54933866, 54933873, 54933880, 54933897, 54933903.

What are the defects?

The dye used during the production of these products may have contained hazardous azo-colourants.

What are the hazards?

Target Australia is initiating this action as it does not meet Target Australia strict quality assurance standards. Whilst this dye is not banned for textile use in Australia, expert authorities classify these azo-colourants as carcinogens. Exposure to these chemicals should be minimized.

What should consumers do?

Customers should cease using the product and return it to a Target store to obtain a full refund of the purchase price.

Traders who sold this product

Target and Target Country stores and online at target.com.au

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

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Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement

Responsible regulator

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

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