November 16, 2011: Collective Brands Recalls KEDS Girls' Shoes
About 45,000 KEDS® girls’ shoes have been recalled due to laceration hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Collective Brands, Inc., of Topeka, Kansas, has recalled about 45,000 KEDS® “Know It All” girls’ shoes. Ornamental stars on the heel of the shoe may loosen, posing a laceration hazard. The firm has received 27 reports of cuts and scratches resulting from metal stars that loosened from the heel of the shoe.
Do You Own This Product?
This recall involves KEDS® girls’ rubber soled shoes. The shoes are black and pink with white trim and a pink loop on the heel. “KEDS” appears on the tongue and heel of the shoe. The style number KY40098A is printed on the underside of the tongue. The shoes were sold in girls’ sizes 12 to 5. The shoes sold at various department stores and online retailers from June through October 2011 for about $23.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should take these shoes away from children immediately and contact Collective Brands to receive a gift card for $30 redeemable at Stride Rite stores or striderite.com. For additional information, contact Collective Brands at (800) 365-4933 between 8 AM and 10 PM EST, Monday through Friday, and between 9 AM and 8 PM EST Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s website www.collectivebrands.com.
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