Recall: Itasca Fusion Hiker boots
On 2011-08-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Itasca Fusion Hiker boots due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2011 for about $50.
About 5,000 units are involved in this CO Lynch Enterprises boots recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Shoes, Sandals & Boots category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 225-2565
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What is the problem?
The boots could fail to provide the intended protection against compression and impact, posing the risk of a foot injury to consumers. The boots have hard composite toe material rather than steel.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Itasca men's shoes sizes 7 to 14 with the model name Fusion Hikers are being recalled. The model name Fusion, style number 45513 and order numbers 22215, 22216 or 22217 are printed on a label on the underside of the tongue. The word Itasca and the Itasca logo are embossed on the top of the tongue of the shoe and are also imprinted on the removable insole. The shoe is black with leather and nylon upper and a thermoplastic rubber (TPR) outsole. "Steel Toe" is printed on a tag on the outside of the shoe.
These items were sold new+ at Big 5 Sporting Goods Stores between March 2011 and June 2011 for about $50.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop wearing the recalled boots immediately and return the shoes to C. O. Lynch for a full refund.
For additional information, contact C. O. Lynch toll-free at (800)225-2565 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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