RECALL: The First Years® Recalls American Red Cross® Cabinet Swing Locks
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: The First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Swing Locks
Units: About 41,300
Importer: Learning Curve Brands Inc. d/b/a The First Years, of Oak Brook, Ill.
Hazard: The installed latches can break and children could gain access to contents of a cabinet, posing the risk of exposure to hazardous items.
Incidents/Injuries: The First Years has received seven reports of latches breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves 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 America 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.
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