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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2004
Release # 05-034
Firmís Hotline: (877) 568-4632
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, adidas America Inc. Announce Recall of Basketball Shoes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: adidas Superstar Ultra and Pro Team Shoes

Units: About 187,000 pairs

Manufacturer: adidas America Inc., of Portland, Ore.

Hazard: A portion of the sole of the heel can separate or tear during use, which can result in injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: adidas America has received two reports of injuries involving these shoes, including one sprained ankle and one strained Achilles tendon.

Description: The adidas Pro Team and Superstar Ultra basketball shoes come in various color combinations. The recalled shoes have a six-digit article number on the inside part of the shoe tongue. A complete list of the article numbers of the shoes involved in the recall can be found at www.adidas.com/recall or by calling the firmís recall hotline.

Sold at: adidas stores, major athletic shoe stores, independent shoe stores nationwide, and at thestore.adidas.com. The Superstar Ultra shoes were sold between January 2004 and October 2004 for about $120. The Pro Team shoes were sold between July 2004 and October 2004 for about $80.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shoes, and contact adidas America to receive a prepaid mailing label and a refund or gift certificate.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call adidas America toll-free at (877) 568-4632 anytime, or visit the adidas America Web site at www.adidas.com/recall

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