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. |
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Name of Product: H&M Girl's Water Shoes
Units: About 1,900
Manufacturer: H&M USA, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: Though these shoes are marketed for use around water for traction, they become extremely slippery when wet. This poses a risk of slipping and falling on smooth, hard surfaces such as tile.
Incidents/Injuries: No reports of injuries.
Description: These are pink and blue shoes with a multi-colored trim. The shoes have a pink rubber sole with silver glitter incased within it. A butterfly appliqué is attached to the top and flower emblems are on the back and sides. A label inside the shoes reads "364430" and "MADE IN CHINA."
Sold at: H&M stores in the Northeast U.S. and California from March 2005 through May 2006 for about $8.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these shoes and immediately return them to any H&M store for a full refund.