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Stuart Weitzman Girls' Cha Cha Boots Recalled by Synclaire Brands

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About 5,000 Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 girls’ boots were voluntarily recalled by Synclaire Brands U.S.A., Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y., in cooperation with the CPSC.

Manufactured in: China

Hazard: The zipper pulls on the boots can become entangled posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Synclaire Brands has received 3 reports of the zipper pulls becoming entangled to each other, including one injury that occurred when a child wearing the boots attempted to untangle the zipper pulls. The child lost her balance and hit her head on the sidewalk, causing a laceration to her forehead that required stitches.

Description: The Stuart Weitzman brand Cha Cha and Cha Cha 2 boots come in black or white vinyl with quilted nylon shafts and were sold in girls’ size 13 through size 5. The boots have zippers with gold-tone SW logo zipper pulls on the inside side of the boots. The model name and size is printed on a white tag inside the top of the boots.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and return the boots for a full refund.

Sold at: Bloomingdale’s, Belk Stores, TJ Maxx nationwide and online at Zappos from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $65.

Consumer Contact: Synclaire Brands U.S.A. at (888) 998-0702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's website at www.synclaire.com.

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