Boots stops offering ‘faux fur’ bobby pins over fears the fur is real

Boots stops selling 'faux fur' bobby pins over fears the fur is real

The Scunci pins have actually been withdrawn while Boots examines(Photo: Deadline News )Boots has withdrawn’synthetic fur’ hairpins over worries they are made from genuine rabbit or cat fur.The ₤ 3.99 Scunci brand name pins are referred to as ‘fur style’

Tory MP Ben Bradley said benefit complaintants ought to be sterilised’ I stumbled upon this image in a vegan group and I knew straight away that this was real fur. I can tell by the way the fur tapers at the end. Synthetic fur does refrain from doing that– synthetic fur has blunt ends.’

A Boots spokesperson said: ‘At Boots UK we have clear animal welfare standards that we take extremely seriously. We with confidence equipped this item from the supplier on the understanding that these are synthetic fur.

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Boots has said it’s investigating the pins (Image: Getty Images)

‘We take any customer concern seriously and, having received this enquiry, as a precautionary procedure just, we have temporarily gotten rid of the product from sale whilst the provider undertakes a comprehensive investigation.’

In December 2016, an investigation found that high street shops were offering real animal fur passed off as faux.According to findings from ITV’s Good Morning Britain, fur trims and pom poms on hats, coats and bags labelled ‘100% polyester synthetic fur’ was in fact real fur from raccoons and Angora bunnies.

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