Rocky Brands Recalls Georgia Boot Steel-Toed Shoes Due to Compression Hazard

When compressed, the steel toe cap in the men's shoe can fail to protect the wearer’s feet. Boots have a "Met-Guard" tag at the stitching.

Recall date: April 17, 2014
Recall number: 14-148
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  • Rocky Brands Georgia Boot Metatarsal 6” steel-toe work shoe, model G9075

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    Rocky Brands Georgia Boot Metatarsal 6” steel-toe work shoe, model G9075

  • Label inside the shoe’s tongue showing product number and date code.

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    Label inside the shoe’s tongue showing product number and date code.

Recall Summary

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.

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 clientservices@lehighoutfitters.com, or online at www.rockybrands.com, www.lehighoutfitters.com or www.lehighsafetyshoes.com, and click on Safety Notice for more 

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Recall Details

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. 

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. 

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

  • Rocky Brands Georgia Boot Metatarsal 6” steel-toe work shoe, model G9075

  • Label inside the shoe’s tongue showing product number and date code.