Around 7,500 pairs of “Joanna” Girl’s Sandals have been recalled due to choking hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why the product is being recalled: The metal flower on the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Description: The “Joanna” girl’s sandals have an ankle strap, three bands and a flower on top. They were sold in white with a silver-colored metal flower and brown with a copper-colored metal flower in girl’s sizes 8.5 through 10.
The name “Joanna,” the style number CG40723 (white shoe) or CG40725 (brown shoe) and the size are printed on the underside of the front shoe strap. “StrideRite” appears on the bottom of the shoe.
Where it was sold: The sandals were sold at Stride Rite stores and other department stores nationwide and online at striderite.com and various online retailers from December 2011 through May 2013 for between $30 and $42.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Stride Rite to receive a prepaid envelope for the return of the shoes. Upon return, customers will receive a voucher for the purchase price redeemable at Stride Rite stores or striderite.com.
For more information, contact Stride Rite at (800) 365-4933, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.striderite.com and click on Product Safety Information under Customer Service for more information or e-mail JoannaReturns@striderite.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.