Children's Flip-Flops Recalled

Date:
March 3, 2009
Category:
Clothing
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Alpargatas USA Inc.
The Danger:
Decorative paint on the sole of the flip-flops can contain lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 210,000 Havaianas brand flip-flops containing decorative paint and sold under the following model names: Baby Estampas, Baby Pets, Kids Apple, Kids Fairy, Kids Flores, Kids Lighthouse, Kids Monsters, Kids Surf, Baby Letrinhas, Kids Sports, Kids Candies, Kids Fun, Kids Love, Kids Sereias, Kids Speed, Kids Lucky Bug, Kids Pets, Kids Rock, Kids Slim, Kids Wonder Woman, Kids Small Flowers, and Kids Tropical w/Kit. Havaianas flip-flops without decorative paint are not being recalled.
Sold At:
Department and specialty stores nationwide from November 2006 through February 2009 for about $15 to $24 a pair.
What To Do:
Take the recalled flip-flops away from children immediately and return them to Alpargatas USA, Inc. to receive a replacement. For more information, please contact Alpargatas USA at (888) 289-5306 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.havaianasus.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09137.html

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