Red Cross Cabinet Locks Recalled Because They Don't Work

Red Cross cabinet lock recall
Red Cross cabinet lock recall

The First Years American Red Cross brand cabinet locks, intended to keep small children from getting into cabinets containing hazards, are being recalled because they have a propensity for breaking, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

When the latches break, children can get into the cabinets that were supposed to be secured. Learning Curve Brands, which operates as The First Years, told the CPSC that it has received seven reports of the latches breaking. Complaints about product failures typically represent a small fraction of the actual number of incidents.