The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with The Timberland Company, has announced the voluntary of about 21,000 Classic Scuffproof Boots because the logo stamped onto the childrens boots insoles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
This recall involves children’s Timberland 6 Classic Scuffproof boots. The boots are wheat-colored leather and were sold in toddler size 4 through junior size 7. Model and manufacturer/date code numbers included in this recall are listed below. The model and manufacturer date code numbers are printed below the size on a white tag inside the boots.
|Model Numbers||Manufacturer/Date Codes|
Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and contact Timberland at at (800) 445-5545 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.timberland.com to receive free replacement insoles for the boots.