Meijer Recalls Infant Shoes Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.
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 thefirm’s website at www.meijer.com
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