The staple is a laceration hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.
The recall involves Autumn Run brand girls boots in Gemma II style. They have SKU number 0529-02613-1050, which can be found on a tag located inside the boot.
The boots, which were imported from China, were sold in sizes 5 to 11 with a paisley print fabric sash and a leather beaded strap tied around them.
The boots were sold from July through October of 2012 for about $23.
Consumers were advised to take the boots away from children and return them to any Academy Sports and Outdoors store for a full refund.
Consumers can call 877-632-2021 for information.
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