Recall date: May 19, 2015
Recall number: 15-137

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Hunting Boots
Hazard:
The boots' snake guard can fail to protect the wearer's feet from a snake bite.
Remedy:
RefundReplace
Consumer Contact:

Rocky Brands Inc. toll-free at (866) 245-2159 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, email at customer.service@rockybrands.com, or online at www.rockybrands.com or www.rockyboots.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 1,800
Description:

The recalled boots are 16-inch tall rubber hunting boots sold under the Rocky brand name. The recalled boots have a camouflage pattern on the outside of the shaft and foot. A white label on the inside of the shaft of has the Rocky logo, product number RKYS153, a date code between 12-14 and 01-15 in the MM-YY format and the words "Men's 16 Silent Hunter Snake Boot, Camo" below the product number and date code.  

Incidents/Injuries:

The company reports one incident of the boots' snake guard failing in which a Rocky Brands contractor sustained injuries from a snake bite while demonstrating the product.  

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop wearing the recalled boots immediately and contact Rocky Brands for a full refund or a free pair of replacement snakebite-proof hunting boots in one of the following models: Lynx Snake, Classic Lynx Snake, Prolight Snake in lace up, pull-on or side-zip styles.

Sold At:

Various retailers nationwide, including Tomlinson's, Bowie Outfitters, and Mossy Oak stores, and online at www.rockyboots.com during March 2015 for about $200.

Importer(s):

Rocky Brands Inc., of Nelsonville, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China