LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. Recall of Work Boots
October 13, 2004
LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. Announces Recall of Work Boots
Name of product: Polar and Trailblazer Work Boots
Units: About 8,400
Manufacturer: LaCrosse Footwear Inc., of Portland, Ore.
Hazard: The protective toe cap on the boots may not provide sufficient
impact and compression protection. This could result in crushing,
bruising, or other injury to the wearer’s foot.
Description: The Polar and Trailblazer style boots were sold in black or
brown with the company name “LaCrosse” written on the side of the boot.
The boots have the style name “Polar” or “Trailblazer” and one of the
following style numbers on the inside of the tongue of the boot: 693100,
00693100, and 466000. Only these style numbers are included in this
Sold at: Independent sporting goods, farm, work and shoe stores
nationwide as well as through safety distributors. Boots were sold from
June 2002 to July 2004 for between $67 and $110.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the boots immediately and contact
LaCrosse to receive a store credit toward the purchase of a new pair of
Consumer Contact:For more information, call LaCrosse Footwear at (800) 890-3505
between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to LaCrosse Footwear
Recall Department, 18550 N.E. Riverside Parkway, Portland, OR 97230,
Attention: Polar/Trailblazer Protective Toe Recall. Consumers also can
visit the LaCrosse Web site at www.lacrossefootwear.com