Washington Shoe Company has issued a recall for its Western Chief PVC Lighted Rain Boots. The rivets used to attach the handles to the boot can detach which poses a choking hazard to children.
This affected boots were sold exclusively at Target stores and Target.com and include the Western Chief “Abstract Camo,” “Alia Silver,” and “Sweetheart Navy” Light-Up Rain Boots in sizes 5-12 for toddlers or children. The boots were sold from May 2020 through Oct. 2020 for about $25.
The boot colors include camouflage, silver glitter, and navy with hearts. The boots have handles, a light up feature in the heel of the boot and silver-gray rivets.
The recalled boots will have “Western Chief” and the model numbers printed on the inside tag of the boot. Affected model numbers include T24121725P, T24121728P, and T24121729P.
Parents should stop using the boots and return them to a Target store for a full refund. So far, Washington Shoe Company has received 115 reports of the boot handles and rivets detaching but no injuries.
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