Madewell Recalls Women’s Sandals Due to Fall Hazard

The metal shank can dislodge and break through bottom of the outsole, posing a fall hazard.

Recall date: August 20, 2015
Recall number: 15-220
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  • Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandal

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    Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandal

  • Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Black Leather

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    Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Black Leather

  • Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Metallic Colorblock

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    Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Metallic Colorblock

  • Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandal

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    Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandal

  • Sightseer Slide Sandal

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    Sightseer Slide Sandal

  • Sightseer Crisscross Sandal

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    Sightseer Crisscross Sandal

  • Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandal

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    Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandal

  • Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Shiny Silver

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    Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Shiny Silver

  • Sightseer Lace-Up Sandal

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    Sightseer Lace-Up Sandal

  • Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Metallic Sand

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    Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Metallic Sand

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Sandals

Hazard:

The metal shank can dislodge and break through bottom of the outsole, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Madewell Inc. toll free at (866) 544-1937 anytime, email 24-7@madewell.com or online at www.madewell.com  and click on Important Notice for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 50,600 (in addition about 300 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves all Madewell Sightseer sandals from the spring 2015 collection. Sandals with the following 10 style numbers and names in all sizes are being recalled:

 

  • C0275 Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandal
  • C0276 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Black Leather
  • C0277 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Metallic Colorblock
  • C0278 Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandal
  • C0279 Sightseer Slide Sandal
  • C1105 Sightseer Crisscross Sandal
  • C5893 Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandal
  • C5895 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Shiny Silver
  • C5897 Sightseer Lace-Up Sandal
  • C6090 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Metallic Sand

 

The style number is located on a sticker on the outsole.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received eight reports of metal shanks dislodging and breaking through the bottom of the outsole. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shoes and contact Madewell to return them for a full refund.

Sold at

Madewell stores, online at madewell.com, online at shopbop.com from February 2015 to July 2015 for between $60 and $80.

Importer(s)

Madewell Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in

Brazil

  • Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandal

  • Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Black Leather

  • Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Metallic Colorblock

  • Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandal

  • Sightseer Slide Sandal

  • Sightseer Crisscross Sandal

  • Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandal

  • Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Shiny Silver

  • Sightseer Lace-Up Sandal

  • Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Metallic Sand