Prolonged and direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine.
Dr. Martens at 800-460-3930 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.drmartens.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
This recall involves Dr. Martens unisex Vegan 1460 eight eye boots sold in cherry red with black shoelaces in all sizes. The boots have a chunky sole and a golden heel pull tab with “AirWair” printed on it. “Made in Vietnam” and product code 14585 are printed on the tongue label with the batch code starting with “GV” and ending in Q, R or S.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boots and contact Dr. Martens for a full refund or free replacement product.
Airwair, of Portland, Ore.
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