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.
August 20, 2015
About 50,600 (in addition about 300 were sold in Canada)
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shoes and contact Madewell to return them for a full refund.
The firm has received eight reports of metal shanks dislodging and breaking through the bottom of the outsole. No injuries have been reported.
Madewell stores, online at madewell.com, online at shopbop.com from February 2015 to July 2015 for between $60 and $80.
Madewell Inc., of New York, N.Y.
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