Children's Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2007
Release #07-214

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 282-6060
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Children's Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled 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: Calypso Sandals

Units: About 1,800

Importer: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The jewel decorations on the shoes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Nordstrom brand sandals sold in toddler and little girl's sizes. The Calypso-style shoes are tan and white with gold straps that have three jeweled flowers on the top. "Nordstrom" and a flower pattern are embossed on the upper sole of the shoes. Toddler sizes were sold with an ankle strap.

Sold at: Nordstrom stores nationwide and on Nordstrom.com during February 2007 for about $27.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately return the recalled sandals to any Nordstrom store or Nordstrom.com for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Nordstrom at (888) 282-6060 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.nordstrom.com

Picture of Recalled Calypso Sandal