Recall date: August 20, 2015
Recall number: 15-220

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Sandals
Hazard:
The metal shank can dislodge and break through bottom of the outsole, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Madewell Inc. toll free at (866) 544-1937 anytime, email 24-7@madewell.com or online at www.madewell.com  and click on Important Notice for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 50,600 (in addition about 300 were sold in Canada)
Description:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received eight reports of metal shanks dislodging and breaking through the bottom of the outsole. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shoes and contact Madewell to return them for a full refund.

Sold At:

Madewell stores, online at madewell.com, online at shopbop.com from February 2015 to July 2015 for between $60 and $80.

Importer(s):

Madewell Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
Brazil