Recall: Dr. Martens Vegan Boots
On 2017-08-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dr. Martens Vegan Boots due to a potential Chemical Exposure Hazard hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2015 for about $125.
About 60,000 units are involved in this Airwair boots recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Shoes, Sandals & Boots category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Prolonged and direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boots and contact Dr. Martens for a full refund or free replacement product.
Dr. Martens at 800-460-3930 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.drmartens.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.