TAURUS Safety Shoes recalled due to a lack of certification

Starting date:
May 22, 2020
Posting date:
May 22, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73171

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: TAURUS branded safety shoes.
  • Issue: The steel plate used in the shoe is not CSA certified as indicated by the tags posing a potential impact hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Taurus Footwear for a replacement.

Affected products

TAURUS branded Safety Shoes

Product description

This recall involves black leather upper, 5-inch high TAURUS branded safety shoes and style number 5001.The shoe has a white rectangle Omega logo and the shoe tongue has a green CSA triangle logo. The style number is located on the product's packaging.

Hazard identified

The steel plate used in the manufacturing of the product is not certified to the CSA standards indicated by the tagging on the shoe, posing a potential impact hazard.

As of May 19, 2020, the company has received no reports of injury in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1945 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2019 to April 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Taurus Footwear
North York
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Linyi Kingstar Caps and Shoes Co., Ltd.
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled boots and immediately contact Taurus Footwear for a replacement of the affected pairs.

For more information, consumers may contact Taurus Footwear at 416-270-1988 from Monday to Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.