Birkenstock Mogami Kids Sandals recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
July 28, 2021
Posting date:
July 28, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76119

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Birkenstock Mogami Kids Sandals Sizes 24-28.
  • Issue: The rivet that attaches the ankle strap to the side of the sandal may detach posing a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately remove the sandals from use and return to Birkenstock USA for a full refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Birkenstock USA.

Affected products

Birkenstock Mogami Kids Sandals Sizes 24-28

Product description

This recall involves the following size 24-28 sandals:
Item Number Product Colour
1019672 Mogami Kids BF Icy Acid Lime Black
1019306 Mogami Kids BF Black Black
1019514 Mogami Kids BF Icy Purple Fog Pink
1019466 Mogami Kids BF Icy Ultrablue Black

 

Hazard identified

The rivet that attaches the ankle strap to the side of the sandal may detach posing a choking hazard.

As of July 26, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 27 units of the affected product were sold to Canadians and approximately 15,200 are subject to recall in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 2021 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Germany

Companies

Distributor
Birkenstock USA
Novato
California
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Birkenstock Productions Sachsen GmbH
Görlitz
GERMANY

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Birkenstock USA at (844) 505-4055 Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00om EST or by clicking www.birkenstock.com and clicking on "Recall information".

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).

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.