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Safety 1st Cabinet 'Push N Snap' Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure

Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) Inc., has recalled approximately 900,000 units of this product. Young children can disengage the cabinet locks, therefore allowing access to cabinet posing the risk of injury and access to dangerous contents.

Over 200 reports of locks that did not adequately secure the cabinet, as well as inadequate functioning of the locks.  In three of the reported incidents, the children who gained access swallowed or handled dishwashing detergent, window cleaner or oven cleaner, and were treated, observed and released from emergency treatment centers.

Recall involves Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap cabinet locks with model numbers 48391 and 48442. The model numbers are printed on the back of the product and on packaging. Locks manufactured between January 2004 and November 2010 are included in the recall. The date of manufacture is embossed on the back. The arrow on the wheel points to the month and the numbers of either side of arrow represent the year of manufacture. (source: globalconnek.com)

Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2004 through February 2012 for between $2 and $4.

Consumers should remove the locks from cabinets and contact DJG.

For additional information, contact DJG toll-free at (866) 762-3212 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.djgusa.com