Children's Clog Shoes
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.
Name of product: Children's Airwalk(r) Compel Shoes
Units: About 690,000
Manufacturer: Payless ShoeSource, Inc., of Topeka, Kan.
Hazard: Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach,
posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Payless has received one report of a child who began
to choke on a detached rivet. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Airwalk(r) Compel clog shoes sold in
prewalk sizes 3 through toddler size 10. The flexible shoes have air
ventilation holes on the top and side and plastic rivets with the
Airwalk(r) logo attached to the strap. Airwalk(r) and the shoe size are
printed on the sole of the shoe. No other sizes, styles or models are
included in this recall.
Sold at: Payless ShoeSource and Pamida stores nationwide and Payless.com
from August 2006 through early April 2007 for about $13.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the shoes away from young children
immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Payless at (800)
654-0697 between 7:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, 9:30
a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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