The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., have announced a voluntary recall about 19,000 Koala children’s sandals with butterfly wings because the children’s sandals can rip and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Toys R Us has received a report from a consumer who found a piece of the shoe’s butterfly wings in their child’s mouth. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Koala Baby girl’s plastic sandals with butterfly wings attached to the toes with rhinestones and hard or soft cork-type soles. Sandal colors include white or combination pink, gold and blue. They were sold in baby sizes 0 to 3 and girl’s sizes 2 to 10. “Koala Baby” and the size are printed on the soles. White soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43633BR and item number 795267 printed on a tag sewn into the sandal’s ankle strap. White hard-soled sandals have model number GNL 43706BR and item number 795313. Combination pink, gold and blue soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43634BR and item number 795275. Combination pink, gold and blue hard-soled sandals have GNM 41761BR and item number 845795.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from young children and return the sandals to any Toys R Us or Babies R Us for a full refund. Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online at www.toysrus.com and click on Safety for more information.