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Safety 1st Gates by Dorel Distribution Canada

Starting date:
May 10, 2013
Posting date:
May 10, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-29135

Affected products

Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate Model and the Safety 1st Style Right Wood Pop-in Security Gate

Product description

This recall involves Safety 1st wood gates as identified in the following table where the model number can be found on the bottom rail:

Products affected by this recall
Product Name Product Code UPC Color
Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058TFE 8 84392 57134 4 Toffee
Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058WHO 8 84392 42044 4 White
Safety 1st Style Pop-in Security Gate GA066CESP 8 84392 57144 3 Espresso
Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058ATFE 8 84392 57134 4 Toffee
Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058AWHO 8 84392 42044 4 White
Safety 1st Style Pop-in Security Gate GA066ACESP 8 84392 57144 3 Espresso

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the products identified do not currently meet the requirements for Expansion Gates under Canadian law. The wooden slats on the gate can detach, posing a fall hazard to infants and toddlers.

Health Canada and Dorel Distribution Canada have received 4 reports of incidents, including one minor injury.

For more information on the safe use of baby gates, visit Health Canada's publication on Gates.

Number sold

Approximately 13,000 units of the recalled gates were sold at Walmart, Sears, Costco and other retailers in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled gates were sold from June 2012 through April 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam

Companies

Manufacturer
Dorel Distribution Canada
Ville Saint-Laurent
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled gates and contact Dorel to obtain a free replacement product.

For more information, consumers may contact Dorel toll-free at 1-877-672-2355, from Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or by email.