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Rack Room Shoes Recalls Girls’ Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

October 8, 2008

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

   (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO )    Name of Product: Girls' Sandals    Units: About 11,000    Importer: Rack Room Shoes Inc., of Charlotte. N.C.   

Hazard: The ornamental flowers on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a flower separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled girls’ sandals are leather with attached leather flowers and were sold under the Kids Feet name. The sandals are white or white with pink soles. The sandals were sold in girls’ sizes 5 through 12.

Sold at: Rack Room Shoes stores nationwide from February 2008 through June 2008 for about $25.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled sandals away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or store credit.

Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Rack Room Shoes at (866) 344-1213 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.rackroomshoes.com/.

   Photos at http://www.cpsc.gov/.    Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 344-1213   CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772   CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908  

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

CONTACT: CPSC Media, +1-301-504-7908

Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov/http://www.rackroomshoes.com/




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