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Primark Flip Flop Recall

Primark Recalls Flip-Flops Over Fears of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Primark has announced it is recalling three types of men's Cedar Wood flip-flops over fears they contain cancer-causing chemicals. The flip-flops affected are thought to possibly contain a chemical called chrysene, a carcinogenic risk to humans.

The flip-flops have been on sale from Jan. 4 until June 2 and Primark have since halted factory orders whilst an investigation is ongoing. A Primark spokesperson commented on the recall, saying "it has come to our attention that the footwear product detailed above does not meet the Primark usual high standards for chemical compliance. "

The serial numbers for the shoes under investigation are: Khaki - 02387/07, 08, 09; Black - 02387/01, 02, 03; and Blue - 02387/04, 05, 06. Primark are issuing full refunds for customers who have bought them, proof of purchase is not necessary.

Image Sources: Getty / Peter Macdiarmid and Getty / Remko De Waal
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