Girls Boots Recalled By Renaissance Imports Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Autumn Run Girls Gemma II Boots
Hazard: An exposed staple in the sole of the boot presents a laceration hazard to the consumer.
Consumer Contact: Renaissance Imports toll-free at (877) 632-2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.renimp.com and click on "Product Recall Info" for more information.
To see photos of the recalled product, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Girls-Boots-Recalled-By-Renaissance-Imports/
Units: About 5,000
Description: This recall involves Autumn Run brand girls Gemma II style boots with SKU number 0529-02613-1050. The SKU number can be found on a tag which is located inside the shoe, on the inner side of the collar. The brown roper style boots were sold in girls sizes 5 to 11. A paisley-print fabric sash and a leather beaded strap are tied around the boot.
Incidents/Injuries: Renaissance Imports has received one report of a consumer who was punctured by an exposed staple in the sole.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots from children and inspect the boots for exposed staples. Instructions for inspecting the boots can be found online at www.renimp.com. Boots that are stamped "INSPECTED" on the reverse side of the inside label have been inspected for staples and are not included in this recall. Consumers can return recalled boots to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at: Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide and online at Academy.com between July 2012 and October 2012 for about $23.
Importer: Renaissance Imports, of Matthews, N.C.
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.
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission