The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a recall for approximately 900,000 Push N’ Snap Cabinet Locks. These locks are used especially for child proofing a home. The locks are placed on cabinet doors and drawers to prevent young children from accessing cabinet contents. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission states that locks with model numbers 48391 and 48442 may not adequately secure the cabinet. The inadequate security can pose a risk to children, allowing them to access chemicals or other hazards within the home.
The Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap Cabinet Locks are typically sold at Bed, Bath, & Beyond and other retail stores nationwide. They typically sell for between $2 and $4.
Consumers are asked to immediately remove the recalled locks from cabinets and contact DJG at 1-866-762-32121. The locks with be replaces with Push ‘N Snap locks with model numbers HS158 or HS159. Once the locks are removed, consumers are advised to place all dangerous materials out of reach of children.