The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a product recall of the Evenflo Top-of-Stair™ Plus Wood Gates. About 150,000 units are affected, all manufactured by the Evenflo Company of Ohio, and sold at Toys “R” Us, Burlington Baby Depot, Kmart, and other stores. The hazard relates to the slats on the gate, which can break or detach, posing a fall hazard to children.
The recall involves Evenflo models 10502 and 10512 Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates made from October 2007 through July 2009. The model number can be found on the bottom rail.
The CPSC recommends that consumers stop using the recalled gate and contact Evenflo to obtain a free newer model 10503 or 10513 Top-of-Stair™ Plus Wood replacement gate. For additional information, call Evenflo toll-free at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at safety.evenflo.com.