Nordstrom has recalled about 31,000 girl's shoes. Surface paint on the shoes' outer sole contains excessive levels of lead and violates the federal lead paint standard.
This recall includes six styles of Nordstrom-brand shoes for girls."Clarice-Fab" flats are bone colored with a bow. "Eva-Fab" are bone colored T-strap sandals. "Fern-Fab" are ankle strap sandals sold in bone, pink, white, blue polka-dot or pink polka-dot. "Lilly-Fab" are fuchsia gingham ballerina flats with a bow. "Rita-Fab" are ankle strap dress shoes sold in ivory linen, pink linen, white linen, cafe satin, silver satin or white satin. "Vivi-Fab" are open-toe dress shoes in bone, white, green polka-dot, lavender polka-dot or yellow polka-dot. All shoes have an embossed "NORDSTROM" printed on the insole. Only the colors identified above are subject to the recall.
The shoes were made in China and sold exclusively at Nordstrom stores nationwide from September 2006 through February 2009 for between about $35 and $45.
Consumers should take the recalled shoes away from children immediately and return them to any Nordstrom store for a full refund or exchange. For additional information, call Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET any day, e-mail Nordstrom at email@example.com, or visit the firm's Web site at www.nordstrom.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled shoes, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09157.html