WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /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: Georgia Boot steel-toed work shoes
Hazard: When compressed, the steel toe cap in the shoes can fail to protect the wearer's feet.
Remedy: Consumers should stop wearing the recalled shoes immediately and contact Rocky Brands for a free pair of replacement steel-toed shoes in a similar style.
Consumer Contact: Rocky Brands Inc. at (866) 245-2159 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, email at [email protected], or online at www.rockybrands.com, www.lehighoutfitters.com or www.lehighsafetyshoes.com, and click on Safety Notice for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rocky-Brands-Recalls-Georgia-Boot-Steel-Toed-Shoes.
Units: About 6,800
Description: The recalled shoes are six-inch tall, brown leather, steel-toed shoes with dark brown padding at the ankles sold under the Georgia Boot brand name. On the outward side, the boots have a tag with the words "Met-Guard" at the stitching and the Georgia Boot logo near the heel. A white label on inside of the tongue of the recalled boots have the Georgia Boot logo, the product number "G9075" on the left side, a date code between 01-12 and 10-13 in the MM-YY format on the right side, and the words 'Men's Georgia Metatarsal 6" Brown.'
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: Lehigh Outfitters stores, traveling ShoeMobiles, online at www.lehighoutfitters.com and www.lehighsafetyshoes.com, and through client websites nationwide from January 2012 to November 2013 for about $150.
Importer: Rocky Brands Inc., of Nelsonville, Ohio
Manufacturer: Genfort Shoes Limited, of Guangdong, China
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission