The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit

Units: About 31,000

Importer: Nordstrom, of Seattle

Hazard: Surface paint on the outer soles of these shoes contains excessive levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by children.

Description: Six styles of Nordstrom-brand shoes are recalled: “Clarice-Fab” flats; “Eva-Fab” sandals; “Ferm-Fab” sandals; “Lilly-Fab” ballerina flats; “Rita Fab” dress shoes; and “Vivi-Fab” dress shoes. The shoes were sold in girls’ sizes 10 through big kids’ 7, and have “NORDSTROM” embossed on the insole.

Sold at: Nordstrom stores nationwide from September 2006 through February 2009 for $35 to $45.

Remedy: Return to any Nordstrom store for refund or exchange.

Contact: Call 800-804-0806, e-mail, or visit