Dorel Distribution Canada Product Advisory

Montreal, January, 2009 —Dorel Distribution Canada is issuing a voluntary public notice to repair the   Safety 1st  SmartLight Stair Gate model # 42111. The Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate is white metal, with a gray handle and a motion sensor nightlight that illuminates on approach. The model number (42111) is located on a sticker on the underside of the handle panel.

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. Only gates manufactured prior to December 31, 2007 are affected by this public notice. Gates manufactured in 2008 are not affected.

scale gateThe manufacture date can be found on the gate’s panel below the handle as a date wheel imprinted in the plastic; an arrow indicates the month, and the year is stamped inside the circle. The manufacture date is also located on a sticker inside the battery door.

Consumers should visit the Dorel Juvenile Group website to verify if their model is included in this advisory. If their model is included in this advisory the consumer should complete the online order form to obtain their free repair kit. Consumers may also email the company or call the toll-free Customer Relations number 1 (866) 690-2540 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Faxes may be submitted to 1 (800) 207-8182.

Consumers should not return product to retail stores.

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  Rick Leckner
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