Villeroy & Boch Australia Pty Ltd — Villeroy & Boch Essentials Green and Brown Bamboo Placemats

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Product description

Villeroy & Boch Essentials Bamboo Placemats

Available in green and brown
Photograph of Villeroy & Boch Bamboo Placemats
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Other identifying numbers

35-9040-0005 E Bamboo Placemat dark green 02 and 35-9040-0009 E Bamboo Placemat brown 08

Reasons the product is recalled

The dye used in the cotton piping of the green and brown placemats contains hazardous azo-dyes.

The hazards to consumers

Certain azo-dyes may release carcinogenic compounds and it is recommend that exposure to these dyes be eliminated or minimised.

What consumers should do

Customers should stop using these products and return them to a Villeroy & Boch sales outlet or to Villeroy & Boch by post for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Villeroy & Boch on 1800 252 770 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm AEST) or

Traders who sold this product

Villeroy & Boch stores

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Responsible regulator

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