Recall: Rocky Brands Georgia Boot Steel-toed Work Shoes
On 2014-04-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Rocky Brands Georgia Boot Steel-toed Work Shoes due to a potential impact and impalement hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2012 for about $150.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Rocky Brands shoes 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 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 245-2159
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What is the problem?
When compressed, the steel toe cap in the shoes can fail to protect the wearer's feet.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled shoes are six-inch tall, brown leather, steel-toed shoes with dark brown padding at the ankles sold under the Georgia Boot brand name. On the outward side, the boots have a tag with the words "Met-Guard" at the stitching and the Georgia Boot logo near the heel. A white label on inside of the tongue of the recalled boots have the Georgia Boot logo, the product number "G9075" on the left side, a date code between 01-12 and 10-13 in the MM-YY format on the right side, and the words 'Men's Georgia Metatarsal 6" Brown.'
These items were sold new+ at Lehigh Outfitters stores, traveling ShoeMobiles, online at www.lehighoutfitters.com and www.lehighsafetyshoes.com, and through client websites nationwide from January 2012 to November 2013 for about $150.
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 shoes immediately and contact Rocky Brands for a free pair of replacement steel-toed shoes in a similar style.
Rocky Brands Inc. at (866) 245-2159 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.rockybrands.com, www.lehighoutfitters.com or www.lehighsafetyshoes.com, and click on Safety Notice for more
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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