Primark recalls flip flops due to a high level of a cancer causing chemical

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Primark has recalled flip-flops due to a carcinogen being found in them called chrysene, a chemical thought to be cancer causing.

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The product numbers are below:

  • Khaki – 02387/07, 08, 09
  • Black – 02387/01, 02, 03
  • Blue – 02387/04, 05, 06

 

Primark said on the website  “It has come to our attention that the footwear product detailed above does not meet the Primark usual high standards for chemical compliance. We have found levels of a restricted substance in the product in excess of the 1.0 mg/kg requirement.

“With the safety of our customers and respect for the environment at the forefront of our minds we have taken the decision to recall this product and are therefore inviting you to return this item for a full refund.”

The product was on sale in our stores from the 4th January 2017 to the 2nd June 2017.

If you have purchased this product then please return it to any Primark store where you will be offered a full refund. You will not be required to provide proof of purchase.

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