Consumer product recall

Bily® Retractable Safety Gate recalled due to chemical hazard

Starting date:
January 13, 2020
Posting date:
January 13, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Chemical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated: 2020-01-13


  • Product:
    Bily® Retractable Safety Gate.
  • Issue:
    The surface coating applied on the metal tube of the gates contains barium in excess of allowable limits.
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled safety gates and request a repair kit.

Affected products

Bily® Retractable Safety Gate

Product description

This recall involves Bily® Retractable Safety Gates, item number BG370018 and BG370200. The gates are available in white or black. The manufacturing date code label can be found at the bottom of the gate.

Recalled products:
Item number Manufacturing date








Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for expansion gates. Specifically, the surface coating applied on the metal tube of the gates contains barium in excess of allowable limits.

As of January 10, 2020, the company has received no report of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 26,108 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June to December 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Elfe Juvenile Products



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled expansion gates and contact Elfe Juvenile Products for a repair kit.

For more information, consumers may contact Elfe Juvenile Products toll free at 1-800-667-8184 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Eastern Time Monday to Friday or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.