Baby Dan Avantgarde with extensions review
The sample of this stair gate that we tested failed a key safety test to check whether a gate is strong enough to withstand a powerful impact that replicates a child kicking or shoving the gate.
It moved from its initial installed position, suggesting it could eventually come loose and could put a child’s safety at risk.
It’s why we’ve made this stair gate a 0% Don’t Buy.
Baby Dan told us:
‘The safety gate mentioned has been tested recently without any remarks. Which? has received these test reports for their perusal.’
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- Wood and metal
- Pressure fit
The Baby Dan Avantgarde is a wooden and metal stair gate that, according to the manufacturer, can be fitted without the use of wall cups, drilling or screws, as it’s a ‘True Pressure Fit’ gate. However, we’ve given this stair gate a Don’t Buy warning after the sample we tested failed an EU safety standard test. Read the full safety alert with this review for more information.
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