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2012-05-18

Recall - Safety 1st Sure Fit Toilet Locks and Cabinet Slide Locks

The following recall notice is from HSW and applies to both the U.S. and Canada:


Health Canada and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) report of a recall involving Safety 1st Sure Fit Toilet Locks and Cabinet Slide Locks. Locks can fail posing a risk to young children.

See HSW Product tab for specifics on the affected items (including additional photos). 

Dorel Distribution Canada and Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) have received reports of hundreds of locks failing. In one of the reported incidents, a 13-month-old boy swallowed small, toxic beads from a craft kit. The child was admitted to the hospital overnight and released the next day.

More than 500,000 locks were sold at various retail stores across Canada from January 2002 to January 2012.

Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately remove the recalled locks and contact DDC for a free replacement lock of a different model.When removing the recalled locks, consumers are urged to immediately store dangerous items out of reach of children and to prevent unsupervised access to bathrooms.

For more information, consumers may contact DDC toll-free at 1-877-416-8105 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website.

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