Stuart Weitzman Girls' Cha Cha Boots Recalled by Synclaire Brands Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, March 14, 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.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 girls' boots

Hazard:  The zipper pulls on the boots can become entangled posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:  Refund

Consumer Contact:  Synclaire Brands U.S.A. at (888) 998-0702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's website at www.synclaire.com and click on recall information.

Recall Details

Units: About 5,000
Description:  The Stuart Weitzman brand Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 boots come in black or white vinyl with quilted nylon shafts and were sold in girls' size 13 through size 5. The boots have zippers with gold-tone SW logo zipper pulls on the inside side of the boots. The model name and size is printed on a white tag inside the top of the boots.

Incidents/Injuries: Synclaire Brands has received 3 reports of the zipper pulls becoming entangled to each other, including one injury that occurred when a child wearing the boots attempted to untangle the zipper pulls. The child lost her balance and hit her head on the sidewalk, causing a laceration to her forehead that required stitches.
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and return the boots for a full refund.
Sold at: 
Bloomingdale's, Belk Stores, TJ Maxx nationwide and online at Zappos from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $65.
Importer: Synclaire Brands U.S.A., Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y.
Manufactured in:
China

Photos are available at:  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Stuart-Weitzman-Girls-Cha-Cha-Boots/

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
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Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800


SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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