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Baby Dan Perfect Close review

Product alert

The sample of this stair gate we tested failed a key safety test that checks whether a gate is strong enough to withstand repeated pushing and pulling over an extended period of time.

It became dislodged and could mean a child’s safety is at risk.

It’s why we’ve made this stair gate a 0% Don’t Buy.

BabyDan told us:

‘At BabyDan we take feedback about our safety products seriously, as safety of children is paramount to us. We manufacture to the highest possible standards. All our safety gates comply to the relevant safety standards (in this case EN1930:2011).

‘The safety gates mentioned in your publication have been tested recently by accredited labs numerous times without any remarks.’

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Key features
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  • Metal
  • Pressure
Reviewed

The Baby Dan Perfect Close stair gate has a slam shut or silent close handle. We've given this stair gate a Don't Buy warning after the sample we tested failed a test in the EU safety standard. Read the full safety alert with this review for more information.

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We have tested 29 stair gates and found that there are 11 Don't Buys and 6 Best Buys.
Range of Stair gate scores
  1. 0%
    Lowest score
  2. 48%
    Average score
  3. 90%
    Highest score
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