Parenting Recalls

American Boy and Girl Recalls Infant Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Boy and Girl today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,300 Girl’s “Susan” Sandals because the top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.

American Boy and Girl “Susan” Sandals

This recall involves infant girl sandals sold under the Falls Creek Baby brand. The “Susan” style was sold in infant sizes 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months. The white leather sandals have three pink, purple and yellow flowers on the top and a top strap that attaches to a hook and loop fastener on each side of the shoe. “Falls Creek Baby” and the size are printed on the inside of the shoe.

The shoes were sold exclusively at Meijer Stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from April 2013 to July 2013 for between $6 and $9.

Parents should immediately take the recalled sandals away from children and contact American Boy and Girl at (800) 689-9237 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at, and click on “Recall Information” for more information on receiving a refund or replacement.


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