The hinges that hold the stair gate in place can break, posing a fall hazard to children.
To date, the company has not received any reports of injury.
Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gate, model number 42111, is included in the recall. The gates are white metal with gray handles that have a motion sensor nightlight that illuminates upon approach.
The agency advises consumers to immediately stop using the recalled gates and to contact the company as soon as possible to receive a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: Consumers can call the toll-free number 1 (866) 690-2540 Mon. through Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m EDT; complete an online order form on the Dorel Juvenile Group Web site at to obtain their free repair kit; email the company, or send a fax to (800) 207-8182.
* Consumers should not return product to retail stores.