Toys R Us recalls 19,000 baby and child sandals over butterfly wing choking hazard

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Toys R Us is recalling about 19,000 pairs of children's sandals decorated with butterfly wings because those wings can detach, creating a choking hazard.

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The recall was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The Koala Baby sandals are plastic, and have butterfly wings attached to the toes, with rhinestones and hard or soft cork-type soles. The shoes come in white and combination pink, gold and blue. They are sold in baby sizes 0 to 3 and girls' sizes 2 to 10, and were sold at Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores and websites from February to September. The shoes cost about $13 each.

The agency said no injuries have been reported.

The sandals were made in China. The CPSC says consumers should return the shoes to any Toys R Us or Babies R Us for a full refund.

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Online: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Toys-R-Us-Recalls-Childrens-Sandals/