30,000 Pairs Of Boots Recalled Due To Chemical Exposure Hazard
30,000 pairs of boots have been recalled by Dr. Martens because of a chemical exposure hazard.
According to WPRI 12, direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine. So far, no injuries have been reported.
The recalled unisex "Vegan 1460" boots were sold in cherry red with black shoelaces in all sizes from January 2015 through July 2017. The product code, 14585, is printed on the tongue label.
Consumers should stop wearing the recalled boots and should contact Dr. Martens for a refund or replacement.
Dr. Martens can be reached at 800-460-3930 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday.