December 2, 2004
Target Corp. Announces Recall of Suede Sandals
Name of Product: Mossimo Beaded Sandals
Units: 1.2 million
Importer: Target Corporation, Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The sole of the sandal can become slippery, causing the consumer to fall and receive bodily injury.
Description: The Mossimo thong sandals have beads and shells sewn onto the straps. The sandals were sold in beige or brown suede in sizes ranging from 5 to 10, whole sizes only. “Mossimo” is engraved on the inner sole, and the size of the sandal is printed on a clear label affixed to the side.
Sold at: Target Stores nationwide from January 2004 through August 2004 for about $10.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should return their sandals to their nearest Target store for a gift card from Target in the amount of a full refund of the purchase price plus applicable state taxes.
Contact: For more information consumers can contact Target at (800) 821-8684 between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Saturday, or at the firm’s web site at www.target.com