Japanese lingerie firm Triumph International has issued a voluntary recall on around 22,000 bras following complaints of protruding underwiring.

The company issued an apology for the fault on its website and said it had recalled the products over safety fears.

"We are sorry for the bother, but we ask customers to stop using the bras immediately," the company said.

The recall applies to around 22,000 bras with the product code TR360WP.