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Primark Recalls Nose Piercing and Body Bars Due to High Levels of Nickel; Risk of Skin Irritation

  • Recalled Body Bar (white)
  • Recalled Body Bar (yellow)
  • Recalled Nose Piercing 5pk (yellow)
  • Recalled Nose Piercing 5pk (white)
Name of Product:
5-Pack Nose Piercings and Body Bars

The nose piercings and body bars have elevated levels of nickel, posing a risk of skin irritation.

Recall Date:
February 17, 2021

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Consumer Contact

Primark US collect at 617-946-3236 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “Customer Service” at the bottom of the page, then click on the “Recall” tab in the middle of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves two Primark piercings:  5-Pack Nose and Body Bar Piercing.  Both piercings are sold in white and yellow.  Only 5-Pack nose piercings and body bars with the product numbers listed below are included in the recall.  The product number appears on the product packaging.


Item Kimball Number
5 Pk Nose Piercing (white) 4102701
5 Pk Nose Piercing (yellow) 4102702
Body Bar (white) 2064701


Body Bar (yellow) 2064702



Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled piercing products and return them to a Primark store for a full refund.


No incidents or injuries have been reported.


Sold At

Primark US stores located in the northeast region, Florida, and Chicago from August 2020 through December 2020 for about $3.50 for the 5-pack Nose Piercing and about $2.50 for body bar piercing.

Manufactured In:

Primark US Corp., of Boston, Mass.

Recall number:
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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