|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 7, 2009
Release # 09-263
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 804-0806
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: Women's Sample Shoes
Units: About 3,200 pairs
Importer: Charles David, of Culver City, Calif.
Hazard: The heel of the recalled shoes can detach, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a heel detaching, resulting in minor bruising.
Description: The recall involves various colors and styles of Charles by Charles David brand (item #SAMPCHSHOE) and Charles David of California brand (item #SAMPCDSHOE) women's sample shoes. The shoes were sold in women's sizes 7 and 9. The item number can be located on the original receipt.
Sold at: Nordstrom stores in California and Nordstrom Rack stores nationwide from April 2009 through June 2009 for between $22 and $80.
Manufactured in: China, Spain, and Italy
Remedy: Consumers should stop wearing the recalled shoes immediately and return them to any Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail Nordstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nordstrom.com. Consumers can also contact Charles David collect at (310) 348-2075 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET or e-mail email@example.com
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