Child Safety Latches and Outlet Covers Recalled
Recalled by Prime-Line; Screw Breaks Can Allow Unintended Access
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: Safety Latches and Outlet Covers
Units: About 37,000
Importer: Prime-Line, of Redlands, Calif.
Hazard: The screws on the safety latches and outlet covers can loosen and/or break. When this happens, young children can gain access to electrical outlets and other potentially hazardous items.
Incidents/Injuries: Prime-Line has received four reports of screws breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Prime-Line child safety drawer and cabinet latches and outlet covers with rotating receptacle covers. These products were sold under the brand name Child Safe.
The drawer and cabinet latches were sold three per package.
- S 4439 with SKU 049793044396
- S 4444 with SKU 049793044440.
The outlet covers were sold one per package, in ivory and white.
- S 4447 with SKU 049793044471
- S 4461 with SKU 049793044617.
The model number and SKU are printed on the back of the package.
Sold at: Drawer and cabinet latches were sold at Ace Hardware, Bostwic-Braun, Cal-Do-It Centers, Do-It-Best, Friedman Brothers, Menards, Orgill, The Andersons Inc. and True Value stores nationwide between October 2010 and June 2011 for between $2.50 and $2.70. Outlet covers were sold at Ace Hardware, Cimarron Lumber & Supply, Do-It-Best, Friedman Brothers, Handy Hardware, Menards and W.E. Aubuchon stores nationwide between October 2009 and June 2011 for about $3.50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Prime-Line to receive a free replacement kit.