Surface paint on the outer sole of these shoes contains excessive levels of lead.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nordstrom.com.
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