Friday, March 15, 2013

Stuart Weitzman Girls' Cha Cha Boots Recalled by Synclaire Brands Due to Fall Hazard

Stuart Weitzman Girls' Cha Cha Boots Recalled by Synclaire Brands Due to Fall Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: March 14, 2013

Recall number: 13-141

Name of product: Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 girls' boots

Hazard: The zipper pulls on the boots can become entangled posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and return the boots for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Synclaire Brands U.S.A. at (888) 998-0702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's website at and click on recall information.

Units: About 5,000

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Description: The Stuart Weitzman brand Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 boots come in black or white vinyl with quilted nylon shafts and were sold in girls' size 13 through size 5. The boots have zippers with gold-tone SW logo zipper pulls on the inside side of the boots. The model name and size is printed on a white tag inside the top of the boots.

Incidents/Injuries: Synclaire Brands has received 3 reports of the zipper pulls becoming entangled to each other, including one injury that occurred when a child wearing the boots attempted to untangle the zipper pulls. The child lost her balance and hit her head on the sidewalk, causing a laceration to her forehead that required stitches.

Sold at: Bloomingdale's, Belk Stores, TJ Maxx nationwide and online at Zappos from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $65.

Importer: Synclaire Brands U.S.A., Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

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