The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 7,500
Hazard: The metal flower on the sandal can come off, and children can choke on it.
Description: The “Joanna” girls’ sandals have an ankle strap, three bands and a flower on top. They were sold in white with a silver-colored metal flower and brown with a copper-colored metal flower in sizes 8.5 through 10. Joanna, the style number CG40723 (white shoe) or CG40725 (brown shoe), and the size are printed on the underside of the front shoe strap. StrideRite appears on the bottom of the shoe.
Sold at: Stride Rite stores and other department stores nationwide and at striderite.com and various online retailers from December 2011 through May 2013 for $30 to $42.
Remedy: Contact Stride Rite for a prepaid envelope to return the shoes. Upon return, customers will receive a voucher for the purchase price redeemable at Stride Rite stores or striderite.com.
Contact: Call 800-365-4933, visit www.striderite.com or email JoannaReturns@striderite.com.