Toddler health

Recall: Madison Mill Foldaway Gate

Health Canada has recalled almost 70,000 expansion gates due to an entrapment and strangulation hazard.

Photo: HealthyCanadians.gc.ca

Photo: HealthyCanadians.gc.ca

Health Canada has recalled Madison Mill Inc’s Foldaway Gates due to an entrapment and strangulation hazard. The affected products are:

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The recall was triggered after Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program determined that these gates do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for expansion gates. Specifically, an opening located at the top of the gate is wider than permitted under the Expansion Gates and Expandable Enclosures Regulations, thus creating an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children. Neither Health Canada nor Madison Mill Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these gates in Canada.

Approximately 68,410 units of the recalled gates were sold in Canada between January 2013 and October 2016.

What should you do?

If you own one of the recalled expansion gates, you should stop using them immediately and contact Madison Mill Inc. for instructions on how to return the product. You can contact them by telephone at 615-351-3079 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST or by email.

Read Health Canada’s full recall here.

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