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Timberland recalls children’s boots due to violation of lead paint standard

recall-timberland-bootsWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Classic Scuffproof Boots

Units: About 21,000

Importer: The Timberland Company, of Stratham, N.H.

Hazard: The logo stamped onto the children’s boot’s insoles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: 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.

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Sold at: Shoe stores and specialty retailers nationwide from June 2009 through October 2009 for between $50 and $70.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and contact Timberland to receive free replacement insoles for the boots.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Timberland 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

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

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