Clarks Americas is recalling about 113,000 Breeze Ave, Breeze Shore and Breeze Step women’s navy blue canvas shoes due to a chemical hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, prolonged and direct contact with the shoes’ upper material can expose the wearer to the chemicals benzidine and/or dimethoxybenzidine, which are toxic and can cause adverse health effects.
|This recall involves several versions of Clarks women’s shoes sold under the “Breeze” style name, as reflected below. The shoes were sold in the Spring/Summer 2022 season and were sold in women’s sizes 5 to 12 and feature blue uppers and white soles. The shoes include a label on the inside of the upper that includes the size, month and year of manufacture, and article number. Shoes included in the recall are listed below:|
Breeze Ave Dark Navy 26165269
|Breeze Shore Navy 26164910|
|Breeze Step Dark Navy 26166718|
|Breeze Step Navy 26166904|
|Breeze Step Navy/White 26165290|
Consumers should immediately stop wearing the shoes and visit https//www.clarkusa.com for instructions on how to receive a full refund. Consumers will need to upload a photo of their shoes in order to determine if they are included in this recall. If included in the recall, Clarks will send consumers free shipping materials and a pre-paid shipping label to send back the shoes. Consumers may also return their shoes to the place where purchased.
No injuries or incidents have been reported.
The shoes were sold at Clarks outlet stores and other stores, including Macy’s, JC Penney, Kohl’s, QVC, Shoe Carnival, DSW and Zappos and online at Clarksusa.com and Amazon.com from February 2022 to October 2022 for about $65.
Consumers can contact Clarks America at 800-480-5092 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, email at email@example.com or on-line at ClarksRecall or visit www.clarksusa.com and click “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.