American Boy and Girl Recalls Infant Sandals Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Girl's "Susan" Sandals
Hazard: The top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from children and contact American Boy and Girl for a refund or replacement.
Consumer Contact: American Boy and Girl at (800) 689-9237 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.abgnyc.com, and click on "Recall Information" for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/American-Boy-and-Girl-Recalls-Infant-Sandals/
Units: About 1,300
Description: This recall involves infant girl sandals sold under the Falls Creek Baby brand. The "Susan" style was sold in infant sizes 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months. The white leather sandals have three pink, purple and yellow flowers on the top and a top strap that attaches to a hook and loop fastener on each side of the shoe. "Falls Creek Baby" and the size are printed on the inside of the shoe.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold exclusively at: Meijer Stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from April 2013 to July 2013 for between $6 and $9.
Importer: American Boy and Girl (ABG), of Elizabeth, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission