July 27, 2011: Child Safety Latches and Outlet Covers Recalled by Prime-Line
About 37,000 child safety latches and outlet covers have been recalled because the screws can break and allow unintended access.
Many styles of outlet covers and safety latches are included in this recall. Image here represents just one.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Prime-Line, of Redlands, California, has recalled about 37,000 safety latches and outlet covers. The screws on the safety latches and outlet covers can loosen and/or break. When this happens, young children can gain access to electrical outlets and other potentially hazardous items. Prime-Line has received four reports of screws breaking. No injuries have been reported.
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This recall involves Prime-Line child safety drawer and cabinet latches and outlet covers with rotating receptacle covers. These products were sold under the brand name Child Safe. The drawer and cabinet latches were sold three per package, in model number S 4439 with SKU 049793044396, and model number S 4444 with SKU 049793044440.
The outlet covers were sold one per package, in ivory, model number S 4447 with SKU 049793044471, and white, model number S 4461 with SKU 049793044617. The model number and SKU are printed on the back of the package.
The drawer and cabinet latches were sold at Ace Hardware, Bostwic-Braun, Cal-Do-It Centers, Do-It-Best, Friedman Brothers, Menards, Orgill, The Andersons Inc., and True Value stores nationwide between October 2010 and June 2011 for between $2.50 and $2.70. Outlet covers were sold at Ace Hardware, Cimarron Lumber & Supply, Do-It-Best, Friedman Brothers, Handy Hardware, Menards, and W.E. Aubuchon stores nationwide between October 2009 and June 2011 for about $3.50.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately contact Prime-Line to receive a free replacement kit. For additional information, contact Prime-Line toll-free at (855) 839-9555 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.prime-line-products.com.
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