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The First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Swing Locks Recalled

Date:
December 2, 2010
Category:
Health & Safety
Company/Brand:
Learning Curve Brands Inc. (The First Years)
The Danger:
The installed latches can break, and children could gain access to contents of a cabinet, posing the risk of exposure to hazardous items.
Description:
This recall involves about 41,300 The First Years American Red Cross cabinet swing locks with item number Y7181. The latches are mounted on cabinets or drawers to help prevent young children from gaining access and were sold two per blister card. An American Red Cross logo and "cabinet swing lock" is printed on the package. "American Red Cross" is molded onto the front of the lock. A date code is printed on the bottom of the back of the package and on the back side of each latch just above the connection point.
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.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the latches from cabinets, 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. When removing the latches, you should take special care to store hazardous items out of reach of children. For more information, contact The First Years toll-free at 866- 725-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit recalls.thefirstyears.com
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11056.html