Safety gate for children

Recall published
2016-12-12
Brand
  • GEUTHER
Product title
Safety gate for children
Schwenk-Türschutzgitter (Swinging safety gate for doors)
Product description
Door gate made of wood to be fixed with screws. Manual locking system. Height: 83 cm. Adjustable width from 68 to 109 cm. Sold in a cardboard box. Only the batch mentioned above is affected but the number is only visible on the plastic bag containing the installation accessories. If unable to identify the batch number, consumers may return their barrier out of precaution.
Risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate are too large: A crawling child may get its body through the bars, leaving the head blocked. When struggling to get free, it could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. There are protruding corners (the grey piece of the locking device and in the middle of the safety barrier) where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. The sticker label on the safety gate detaches easily and may be put it in the mouth by a small child, causing it to choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks
Barcode
Batch: K-NR 1-1381-121500
Model number
Art. n° 273
68-109 cm, nature
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Strangulation
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
A12/1662/16
Category
Baby Care
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Luxembourg

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