Dr. Martens Vegan 1460 Boots Benzidine Chemical Hazard Recall Lawsuit

Our law firm is currently investigating a product recall and the possibility of a lawsuit against the manufacturers and all other responsible parties.

Dr. Martens Vegan 1460 Boots in Cherry Red

Name of Product: Dr. Martens Vegan Boots

Hazard: Extended direct contact of the boot with the tongue lining can expose the wearer to a harsh chemical called benzidine.

Remedy: The company has offered a refund or replace, for anyone with this current make and model

Recall Date: August 24, 2017

Recall Number: 17-211

Model Number: N/A

UPC Code: N/A

Details of the Recall: The cherry red version of the Dr. Martens Unisex Vegan 1460 eight eye boots has been recalled by the manufacturer. The boots have a thick sole and a golden heel pull tab with “AirWair” printed on it. The product is “Made in Vietnam,” and the product code (14585) is printed on the tongue label with the batch code starting with “GV” and ending in Q, R, or S

Remedy for Recall: Any consumers who purchased the cherry red Dr. Martens unisex Vegan 1460 eight eye boots should immediately stop using them. They should contact Dr. Martens for a full refund or a free replacement product.

Incidents: None reported

Sold At: These boots are sold at Dr. Martens, Journeys, and independent stores nationwide, as well as on,, and other websites from Jan 2015 through July 2017 for roughly $125 a pair

Manufacturer: Vietnam

Importer(s): Airwair, of Portland, Ore.

Units: Approximately 30,000 as well as about 900 in Canada

How Normandie Law Firm Can Help
If you have purchased a pair of cherry red Dr. Martens Vegan 1460 Boot, we recommend that you send a report to Dr. Martens for a free refund or replacement of the product. We also recommend that you act immediately as benzidine can be incredibly hazardous especially if exposed to for extended periods of time. If you or a loved one has already suffered damages as the result of exposure to benzidine due to their pair of cherry red Dr. Martens Vegan 1460 Boot, then you may be eligible to file a lawsuit and collect proper monetary compensation. If you file a claim with us you could find some, if not all, of these following expenses compensable:

  • All of you medical and hospitalization costs
  • All of your future medical care and treatment
  • A loss of income and loss of future earnings due to long term recovery or permanent disability due to the accident
  • Compensable economic damages include loss of property or damaged property.
  • Compensable non-economic damages include emotional distress, trauma, PTSD resulting from the accident, pain and suffering and anxiety.

Victims of this recall or recalls similar to this one can contact our law offices to learn more about how to receive compensation for their injuries. Our team of legal experts is committed to ensuring that our clients receive proper representation for their claims. As a display of our commitment, every one of our clients will receive the benefits of our zero fee guarantee policy. Under this zero fee policy, all you don’t pay for our services until we follow through with our promise and win your case.  If you feel in need of a second opinion, second opinion case reviews are also free under this policy.

One Comment

» Derion Cox said: { Nov 15, 2017 - 06:11:30 }

These boots nearly cost me my life. I knew something was wrong with them, and drove my self insane trying to convince myself otherwise, i cant open my mouth, i had a stroke,

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