October 10, 2001
- Evenflo Home Décor Swing Wooden Baby Gate Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Evenflo Company Inc., of Vandalia, Ohio, is recalling about 20,500 Home Décor Swing wooden baby gates. The plastic mounting hardware that attaches to the wall can crack or break, allowing the wooden gate to unlatch. Children can then gain access to restricted areas, such as stairs. Also, the plastic hardware attached to the side of the gate can break, creating small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children.
June 3, 1999
- Stairway Gates and Lighters Recall
North States Industries Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling about 3,200 stairway gates. The locking mechanism can release when the gate is shaken and if placed at the top of the stairs, a child could fall down the stairs and be injured. C & H Trading, of Metairie, La., is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 disposable and novelty cigarette lighters. The lighters do not have any child-resistant mechanisms, as required by federal law, and young children could ignite the lighters, presenting fire and burn hazards.
December 29, 1998
- First Alert True Fit Safety Gates Recalled by BRK
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), BRK Brands Inc., ofAurora, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 36,800 safetygates sold under the First Alert True Fit brand name.Plastic parts of the gate can break off into small pieces,creating a potential choking hazard to young children. Insome cases, when parts break off, the gate will no longer besecure.
September 30, 1997
- First Alert® True Fit Safety Gates Recalled by BRK
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyCommission (CPSC), BRK Brands Inc. of Aurora, Ill., is voluntarilyrecalling about 18,000 First Alert® True Fit Safety Gates. Plastic partsof the gate can break off into small pieces, creating a potential chokinghazard to young children.