Update: Shimano make Euro glove recall

Shimano issue new phone number for concerned customers

Shimano has issued a voluntary product recall on certain Pro, Shimano and Saint cycling gloves - manufactured in Pakistan which may contain excess traces of the chemical Benzidene a known carcinogen. Gloves affected carry a 'Made in Pakistan' label or no label at all.

According to Shimano, if you have a pair of gloves affected by this recall, or if you are unsure, you should stop using the gloves immediately, and should either visit a Shimano- / Pro-dealer or visit Shimano's website on the address below in order to get details on how to obtain a refund, cycle.shimano-eu.com

Also you can call the following number from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5:15pm: 01908 326059.

Cycling gloves that carry a label indicating they were manufactured elsewhere are not affected by this recall. The label is located on the inside of the gloves. 

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