Madison Mill Recalls Safety Gates Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

Recall date:  June 7, 2017

Recall number:  17-173

Name of product:  Foldaway expandable safety gates

Units:  About 25,180 (in addition to about 68,400 in Canada)

Hazard:  A young child’s neck can fit into the “V” shaped opening along the top edge of the gate, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards to young children. Also, young children can pass under the gate allowing access to restricted areas, such as stairs.

Recalled Madison Mill Foldaway Gate

Packaging

Description:  This recall involves Madison Mill 23 and 25 foldaway expandable safety gates.  Item number 23 extends to three feet and item number 25 extends to five feet. The expandable gates are made of hardwood and are used to secure children or small pets in certain areas of the home. The model and item number can be found on the original packaging.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled gates and contact Madison Mill for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Consumer Contact:  Madison Mill at 877-220-4705 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at tom.mckelvey@madisonmill.com or online at www.madison mill.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Sold at:  Do It Best stores and other independent hardware stores nationwide from January 2013 through May 2017 for between $20 and $35.

Manufacturer(s):  Madison Mill Inc., of Ashland City, Tennessee

Manufactured in:  United States