US – The consumer product and safety commission has reported that a recall has been started on children’s shoes that contain led.
Accoridng to the report the inner layer of the recalled sandals contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
This recall involves Kolan’s Otter MOMO children’s sandals. The sandals were sold in brown with Velcro closure (model D741) and gold with buckle closure (model D723) and in children’s sizes 6 to 12. Otter MOMO is printed on the inside of the shoe. The model, batch number #LIANG2201 and the size are printed on the inside of the heel straps.
“Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sandals and contact Kolan for information on how to properly dispose of the shoes and receive a full refund. Kolan is contacting all known purchasers directly.”
Online on Amazon.com from March 2022 through April 2022 for between $22 and $26.
The shoes were manufactured in China and imported by Kolan LLC, of Foster City, California