Recall Date: November 16, 2016
Recall Number: 17-033
Name of Product: Children’s shoes
Hazard: The rivets on the shoes have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Skidders Footwear to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Skidders Footwear toll-free at 866-636-1221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.skidders.com and click on “Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Photos available at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Skidders-Footwear-Recalls-Childrens-Shoes
Units: About 5,500
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.
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/Distributor: Skidders Footwear Inc., of New York
Manufactured in: China