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Dreambaby Retractable Gate review

Product alert

The sample of this stair gate that we tested failed a key safety test that checks whether a gate is strong enough to withstand repeated pushing and pulling over time. It became dislodged, and could mean a child’s safety is at risk, which is why we’ve made it a Don’t Buy.

‘Complaints relating to the quality of our products are rare but when received they are investigated immediately. However, our ability to undertake a thorough investigation of the matters raised have been significantly frustrated by the failure of Which? to provide sufficient background detail despite our repeated requests for this information. We are therefore unable to provide a considered response at this time.’

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Key features
  • Retractable
  • Mesh
  • Screw
Reviewed

The DreamBaby retractable stair gate is a mesh barrier that can be drawn back into the mounting brackets when not in use. We've given this stair gate a Don't Buy warning after the sample we tested failed two tests 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
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  2. 48%
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  3. 90%
    Highest score
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