CPSC: Collective Brands Recalls KEDS® “Know It All” Girls’ Shoe for Injury Risks

11/17/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Topeka, KS — KEDS® “Know It All” Girls’ Shoe are being voluntarily recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Collective Brands, Inc. for laceration hazards the shoes pose to consumers. The CPSC announced the nationwide product recall on November 16, 2011.

The KEDS® “Know It All” Girls’ Shoe was recalled after discovering that the ornamental stars on the heel of the shoe can loosen, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers.

KEDS® has received 27 reports of cuts and scratches as a result of the loosened metal stars.

“This recall involves KEDS® girls’ rubber soled shoes. The shoes are black and pink with white trim and a pink loop on the heel. ‘KEDS’ appears on the tongue and heel of the shoe. The style number KY40098A is printed on the underside of the tongue. The shoes were sold in girls’ sizes 12 to 5,” the CPSC reported.

Consumers are advised to contact Collective Brands to receive a $30 gift card, which will be redeemable at Stride Rite stores or striderite.com.

For more information concerning the product recall, consumers can contact Collective Brands at (800) 365-4933 between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, Email [email protected], or visit www.collectivebrands.com.

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