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Nike Recalls Thousands Of Shoes

Posted July 23, 2001

— Nike Inc. has voluntarily recalled more than 400,000 pairs of cross-training shoes.

A thin, metallic strip on the outside heel of Nike's Jordan Trunner Bubble has reportedly caused at least six injuries.

Besides the Bubble, other models included in the recall are the Trunner, mid-Trunner and Trunner 2000.

The shoes were sold from July 1999 through this month.

The

Consumer Product Safety Commission

recalled two other Trunner models in February because of the same safety hazard.

Nike spokespeople say that free replacement shoes will be offered. Customers can call (800) 344-6453 or visit

www.Nikebiz.com

for more information.

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