This recall involves KEDS® girls' rubber soled shoes. The shoes are black and pink with white trim and a pink loop on the heel. "KEDS" appears on the tongue and heel of the shoe. The style number KY40098A is printed on the underside of the tongue. The shoes were sold in girls' sizes 12 to 5.
Consumers should take these shoes away from children immediately and contact Collective Brands to receive a gift card for $30 redeemable at Stride Rite stores or striderite.com.
The firm has received 27 reports of cuts and scratches resulting from metal stars that loosened from the heel of the shoe.
Various department stores and online retailers from June through October 2011 for about $23.
Collective Brands, Inc., of Topeka, Kan.
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