Consumer Product Recalls: Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate

Full Product Description

This recall involves the Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate, manufactured before December 31, 2007. The affected model number is #42111 and the UPC number is 0 52181 42111 2. The product is a white metal gate with a grey handle and a motion sensor nightlight.
The model number is located on a sticker on the underside of the handle panel. The manufacture date can be found on the gate's panel below the handle as a date wheel imprinted in the plastic and on a sticker inside the battery door.
Gates manufactured in 2008 are not affected by this recall.
Hazard Identified
The hinges mounting the gate to the wall can break, posing a potential fall hazard to children when used at the top of the stairs.
Dorel Distribution Canada has received several reports of incidents related to the use of this product with no resulting injuries.
Health Canada has received 2 reports of incidents of faulty hinges related to the use of these gates by Canadians, with one resulting in a minor injury.
Corrective Action
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Dorel Distribution Canada to receive a free repair kit. Consumers should not return the product to retail stores.
Consumers should contact Dorel Distribution Canada toll free at 1-866-690-2540 between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday, or visit Dorel Distribution Canada's website. 

Number Sold

Approximately 58, 000 gates were sold at various retail stores across Canada.
Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from December 2004 to January 2009.
Manufactured in China.
Dorel Distribution Canada of Ville St-Laurent, Quebec