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Skidders Footwear Recalls Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores

  • Skidders Footwear children’s shoes
  • Skidders Footwear navy blue fabric with orange rivets and laces
  • Skidders Footwear gray fabric with green rivets and laces
  • Skidders Footwear denim colored fabric with pink rivets and laces
Name of Product:
Children’s shoes
Hazard:

The rivets on the children’s shoes have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
November 16, 2016
Units:
About 5,500
Consumer Contact

Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Skidders Footwear to receive a full refund.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Skidders Footwear children’s canvas tennis shoes sold in three sizes: 12M, 18M and 24M. The shoes have white rubber bottoms and come in three different colors: navy blue fabric with orange rivets and laces, gray fabric with green rivets and laces, and denim colored fabric with pink rivets and laces.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Skidders Footwear to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of the rivets scratching the feet of the wearer. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:
Meijer stores located in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin, from August 2016 through October 2016 for about $10.
Importer(s):

Skidders Footwear Inc., of New York

Distributor(s):
Skidders Footwear Inc., of New York
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-033
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