Nordstrom Girls' Shoes Recalled

Date:
March 17, 2009
Category:
Clothing
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Nordstrom
The Danger:
Surface paint on the outer sole of these shoes contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 31,000 pairs of six styles of Nordstrom-brand shoes for girls. "Clarice-Fab" flats are bone-colored with a bow. "Eva-Fab" are bone-colored T-strap sandals. "Fern-Fab" are ankle strap sandals sold in bone, pink, white, blue polka-dot, or pink polka-dot. "Lilly-Fab" are fuchsia gingham ballerina flats with a bow. "Rita-Fab" are ankle strap dress shoes sold in ivory linen, pink linen, white linen, cafe satin, silver satin, or white satin. "Vivi-Fab" are open-toe dress shoes in bone, white, green polka-dot, lavender polka-dot, or yellow polka-dot. The shoes were sold in girls' sizes 10 through big-kids 7. All shoes have an embossed "NORDSTROM" printed on the insole. Only the colors identified above are subject to the recall.
Sold At:
Nordstrom stores nationwide from September 2006 through February 2009 for between about $35 and $45.
What To Do:
Take the recalled shoes away from children immediately and return them to any Nordstrom store for a full refund or exchange. For more information, call Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET any day, e-mail Nordstrom at contact@nordstrom.com, or visit www.nordstrom.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09157.html

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