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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
- Children's Products, Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate Model and the Safety 1st Style Right Wood Pop-in Security Gate
This recall involves Safety 1st wood gates as identified in the following table where the model number can be found on the bottom rail:
|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|
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.
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
Dorel Distribution Canada
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.