Ireland Penneys recalls thousands of pairs of men’s flip flops over cancer fears

15:05  17 july  2017
15:05  17 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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Primark has recalled thousands of men ’ s flip flops over fears they contain a chemical that can cause cancer . The company admitted three versions of the Cedar Wood State range in khaki, black and blue contained chrysene.

Low-cost fashion chain Primark is urgently recalling thousands of pairs of men ’ s flip flops , concerned that they contain a chemical that could cause cancer . The chain, which is owned by Associated British Foods

Primark shop. © Getty Images Primark shop. Penneys recalled thousands of men’s flip flops over fears they contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

The company admitted three versions of the Cedar Wood State range in khaki, black and blue contained chrysene.

Chrysene has been noted to be a carcinogenic risk to humans and can cause cancer, reports Science Direct .

The shoes were taken off the shelves on June 2 after being on sale since January.

Penneys has suspended orders with a factory pending an investigation and is offering full refunds to customers.

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A Primark spokesman told Mirror Online: “We take the safety of our customers, and the quality of our products, very seriously, which is why we have chosen to recall three men’s flip flops from our Cedar Wood State range.

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Primark recalls thousands of men ’ s flip flops over fears they could cause CANCER . Retailer recalls men ' s Cedar Wood State flip flops over cancerous chemicals. Primark discovered the footwear contain chrysene that is known to cause cancer .

Primark has urgently recalled thousands of men ’ s flip flops over fears they contain a chemical that can cause cancer . The company admitted three versions of the Cedar Wood State range in khaki, black and blue contained chrysene.

"All new orders with this factory have been suspended while we carry out a thorough investigation.

"A full refund is being offered to all customers.”

In a warning online, the company said the flip flops do not "meet the Primark usual high standards for chemical compliance, adding: "We have found levels of a restricted substance in the product in excess of the 1.0 mg/kg requirement.

The serial numbers of affected flip flops are: khaki 02387/07, 08, 09; black 02387/01, 02, 03 and blue 02387/04, 05, 06.

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