AirWair International Limited — Dr Martens 1460 Vegan Boots

Do Martens Vegan Boot

Identifying features


What are the defects?

The dye used to colour the fabric in the tongue lining of the boot contains traces of the chemical benzidine.

What are the hazards?

Expert authorities classify benzidine as a carcinogen and recommend that exposure be limited. Prolonged and direct contact with the boot lining could expose the wearer to the chemical.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the boots. Consumers should call Accent Group on 1800 655 154 or email to arrange a postage paid satchel to be sent to their address for the return of the boots. Consumers will receive a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Platypus stores
Dangerfield stores

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2017 - 1 June 2017

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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