C. O. Lynch Enterprises Inc. Recalls Itasca Fusion Hiker Boots Due to Foot Injury Hazard

The boots could fail to provide the intended protection against compression and impact.

Recall date: August 18, 2011
Recall number: 11-307
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    Itasca Fusion Hiker Boots

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Itasca Fusion Hiker boots


The boots could fail to provide the intended protection against compression and impact, posing the risk of a foot injury to consumers. The boots have hard composite toe material rather than steel.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact C. O. Lynch toll-free at (800) 225-2565 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or via email at itascacol@aol.com

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Recall Details


About 5,200


Itasca men's shoes sizes 7 to 14 with the model name Fusion Hikers are being recalled. The model name Fusion, style number 45513 and order numbers 22215, 22216 or 22217 are printed on a label on the underside of the tongue. The word Itasca and the Itasca logo are embossed on the top of the tongue of the shoe and are also imprinted on the removable insole. The shoe is black with leather and nylon upper and a thermoplastic rubber (TPR) outsole. "Steel Toe" is printed on a tag on the outside of the shoe.


None reported


Consumers should stop wearing the recalled boots immediately and return the shoes to C. O. Lynch for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Big 5 Sporting Goods Stores between March 2011 and June 2011 for about $50.


C. O. Lynch Enterprises, Inc., of Roseville, Minn.

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  • Itasca Fusion Hiker Boots