Meijer Recalls Infant Shoes Due to Choking Hazard

Oct 27, 2010, 09:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Falls Creek infant boy shoes

Units: About 2,300

Importer: Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hazard: The shoe lace toggles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description:  This recall involves Meijer Falls Creek infant boy casual shoes with bungee laces and toggles. The brown leather shoes were sold in infant sizes 5 to 10 and have "Falls Creek" imprinted on the bottom of the shoe.

Sold at: Meijer stores nationwide from July 2010 through September 2010 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes from children. Consumers can remove and discard the toggles to eliminate the hazard or return the product to any Meijer store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.meijer.com.

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11023.html

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 it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 927-8699

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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