Updated 15 Feb 2016

Baby Solutions

Metal Safety Gate

Bottom line: This swing safety gate failed some of our major safety tests. There are better gates than this.

Metal Safety Gate
Price guide

$59

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Test results

Ease of use
OK
6.5/10

Good points

  • Easy to use.
  • Includes 10cm extension.
  • Can set the gate to open in one direction or both directions.
  • Claims it complies with the European (EN) standard for safety gates.

But

  • Failed some major safety test (see ‘Key data’ for details).

How we test

Other standards: Claims to comply with the European (EN) or the US (ASTM) standards for safety gates. The European and US standards have different requirements from what we used in our tests.

Ease of use: Assesses installation and assembly, operating the latch, and opening and closing the gate.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$59
Passed all tests
No
Safety failures

The gap between the underside of the handle lever and the locking mechanism could trap a finger. Gaps between vertical bars could trap a leg or arm.

Other standards
EN

Specifications

Type
Swing gate
Height (cm)
79
Width (cm)
75 - 84
Material
Metal

Features

Self-closing
No
Extensions (cm)
10

More Info

Notes
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Availability
KMart only.