August 3, 2007
Alert #07-568


Sandal Clogs Recalled by Hanna Andersson Due to Fall Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Birchwood Sole Sandal Clogs

Units: About 3,900

Importer/Distributor: Hanna Andersson Inc., of Portland, Ore.

Manufacturer: Skottens Skor, of Vretstorp, Sweden

Hazard: The leather ankle strap can tear or separate from the clog sole, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The recalled sandals have a birchwood sole and leather straps. They come in different colors (blue, pink and black) and were sold in European sizes 25-41. The bottom of the wooden sole has rubber grips. The words "Hanna Andersson" and "Made in Sweden" are printed on the sole.

Sold at: Hanna Andersson stores nationwide, its catalog, and Web site from January 2007 through July 2007 for between $48 and $58.

Manufactured in: Sweden

Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the recalled Sandals and contact Hanna Andersson for instructions on returning the item for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Hanna Andersson at (800) 222-0544 between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT daily, e-mail, or it the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Sandal Clogs