The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 41,300
Importer: Learning Curve Brands Inc. doing business as The First Years, of Oak Brook, Ill.
Hazard: The installed latches can break and children could gain access to contents of a cabinet.
Description: The First Years American Red Cross cabinet swing locks with item number Y7181 are recalled. The latches are mounted on cabinets or drawers to help prevent young children from gaining access and were sold two per blister card. “American Red Cross” is molded onto the front of the lock. A date code is printed on of the back of the package and on the back side of each latch.
Sold at: Toys R Us, Babies R Us and other retail stores nationwide and on the Internet from September 2008 through September 2010 for about $4 per pair.
Remedy: Remove latches and store hazardous items out of reach of children. Record the date code on the back of each latch and contact The First Years to obtain a $5 coupon toward the purchase of another Learning Curve product.
Contact: Call 866-725-4407 or visit www.recalls.thefirstyears.com.