American Boy and Girl Recalls Infant Sandals Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–November 27, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: November 26, 2013
Recall number: 14-031

  • American Boy and Girl Infant “Susan” Sandals
    American Boy and Girl Infant “Susan” Sandals

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Girl’s “Susan” Sandals

Hazard:  The top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.

Consumer Contact: American Boy and Girl at (800) 689-9237 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.abgnyc.com, and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 1,300

Description:  This recall involves infant girl sandals sold under the Falls Creek Baby brand. The “Susan” style was sold in infant sizes 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months. The white leather sandals have three pink, purple and yellow flowers on the top and a top strap that attaches to a hook and loop fastener on each side of the shoe. “Falls Creek Baby” and the size are printed on the inside of the shoe.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from children and contact American Boy and Girl for a refund or replacement.

Sold exclusively at:  Meijer Stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from April 2013 to July 2013 for between $6 and $9.

Importer:  American Boy and Girl (ABG), of Elizabeth, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

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