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Skidders Footwear Recalls Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard


Recall Date: November 16, 2016

Recall Number: 17-033

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children’s shoes

Hazard: The rivets on the shoes have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Skidders Footwear to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Skidders Footwear toll-free at 866-636-1221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 5,500

Description: This recall involves Skidders Footwear children’s canvas tennis shoes sold in three sizes: 12M, 18M and 24M. The shoes have white rubber bottoms and come in three different colors: navy blue fabric with orange rivets and laces, gray fabric with green rivets and laces, and denim colored fabric with pink rivets and laces.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the rivets scratching the feet of the wearer. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: Meijer stores located in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin, from August 2016 through October 2016 for about $10.

Importer/Distributor: Skidders Footwear Inc., of New York

Manufactured in: China is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.