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Livie & Luca Recalls Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard

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Recall Date: September 4, 2014

Recall Number: 14-269

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: “Carta” and “Cotton” Children’s Shoes

Hazard: A metal thread inside the interior shoe liner can loosen and poke through the shoe lining, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Remedy: Refund, Replacement

Consumer Contact: Livie & Luca toll-free at (888) 548-5822 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email info@livieandluca.com or online at www.livieandluca.com and click on the “Recall” tab on the top of the website for more information.

Recall Details

Units: 5,600

Description: The recalled Livie & Luca children’s shoes include two styles: Carta and Cotton. The Carta style Mary Jane shoes are canvas, solid color shoes stitched to a tan sole with a fabric strap and a brown wooden button. The Carta shoes are blue, fuchsia or gray. The Cotton style Mary Jane canvas shoes have a stitched tan rubber sole and a colored fabric strap with a dandelion printed on a pink square button and a gingham or polka-dot cotton interior lining. The cotton shoes are yellow, green or red. Both the Carta and the Cotton style shoes were sold in toddler sizes 4 through 13. Only shoes with date codes 06 2013 through 12 2013 (Month Year) printed on the insole of the shoe are included in the recall. The Livie & Luca logo is printed on the inside of the shoe.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the metal thread coming through the liner of the shoe, including one report of a child’s foot that was cut by a metal thread poking through the shoe lining.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these shoes away from children and contact the retailer where purchased for instructions on receiving a store credit or replacement. If purchased through Livie & Luca’s online, contact the firm for instructions on receiving a store credit for a free replacement pair of shoes with prepaid shipping before disposing of the shoes.

Sold at: Children’s boutiques including Ready Set Grow in Tennessee and ZandyZoos in Texas and online at www.livieandluca.com, www.zappos.com, www.addyscloset.com and www.mylittlejules.com from January 2014 through March 2014 for about $54.

Importer: Livie and Luca, of Emeryville, Calif.

Manufactured in: Mexico

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