Japan Warns of Croc Danger

Officials want changes to popular clogs, susceptible to escalator mishaps
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 18, 2008 5:46 PM CDT

(Newser) – After their research confirmed what many had complained about, Japanese officials today asked the makers of popular Crocs clogs to do something about a design that makes wearers susceptible to getting caught in escalators, the AP reports. The grip and flexibility of the plastic footwear led to several dozen incidents mainly involving young children. (Read more Crocs stories.)

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