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.

The recall was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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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.