August 6, 2009: Safety 1st Stair Gate Recall Expands
Dorel Juvenile Group USA has expanded the recall of Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gates. If you purchased this gate, please contact the company for a repair kit.
Accoring to Dorel and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the hinges that hold the Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate in place can break, posing a fall hazard to children if the gate is placed at the top of the stairs. Dorel has expanded the original recall, from April 2009, to include products manufactured in 2008.
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The Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate is a white metal gate with a gray handle and motion sensor nightlight. The recall involves model number 42111. The model number can be found on a sticker under then handle panel. Dorel is now recalling gages manufactured before December 20, 2008. Look for the manufacture date below the gate’s handle and on a sticker inside the battery door.
The gate was sold at mass merchandise and children’s product stores nationwide, including Babies ‘R Us and Toy ‘R Us, and at online retailers, including Walmart.com, between January 2005 and July 2009. The gates cost about $60.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should stop using the recalled gate and contact the company for a free repair kit. You can request a free repair kit online.
Do not return the gates to retail stores.
For more information:
- Call Dorel Juvenile Group toll-free at (866) 690-2540, 8 AM to 4:30 PM ET, Monday through Friday.
- Email Smartlightgate@djgusa.com
- Send a fax to (800) 207-8182
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