Smart Fit Children's Athletic Shoes; Teeny Toes Children's Athletic Shoes

Código SIAR: 20437
Categoría: Vestuario, textiles y artículos de moda
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Payless-ShoeSource-Announce-Recall-of-Childrens-Athletic-Shoes-
Fecha de Publicación: 02 jun, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Payless ShoeSource; Smart Fit; Teeny Toes
Descripción del Defecto: Payless ShoeSource Recall of Children's Athletic Shoes
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued June 2, 2004
Revised April 6, 2005
Release # 04-149
Firm's Hotline: 1-877-452-7500 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Payless ShoeSource Announce Recall of Children's Athletic Shoes
Note: Phone Number Change.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Smart Fit? and Teeny Toes? Athletic Shoes Units: About 441,000 Manufacturer: Payless ShoeSource Inc., of Topeka, Kan. Hazard: The metal eyelet lace holder at the top of the shoes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: Payless ShoeSource has received one report of a child starting to choke on a detached eyelet from one of these shoes. No injuries have been reported. Description: These are children's athletic shoes in prewalk and toddler sizes. The shoes are white with different color trim and come in sizes 0 to 10. The brand name "Smart Fit" or "Teeny Toes" is written on the sole and insole of the shoes. The recalled shoes have one of the following five-digit numbers, found on a label on the bottom of the shoe tongue: 31056, 31057, 31219, 32264, 32265, 33060 and 33061. No other styles or models are included in this recall. Sold at: Payless ShoeSource stores and Web site nationwide from December 2003 through April 2004 for about $10. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled shoes away from young children immediately and should return the shoes to a Payless ShoeSource store for a cash refund or exchange. Consumer Contact: For more information, call Payless toll-free at 1-877-452-7500 between 7:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, and between 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, or visit their Web site at www.payless.com