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Dreambaby Chelsea Auto-Close Security Gate F160N review

Priced at $80.

CHOICE Expert Rating


What is the CHOICE Expert Rating

CHOICE Expert rating

This is the product's overall performance score, based on key tests conducted by our industry experts in the CHOICE labs.

Good points

• Automatic closing and locking.

Bad points

• Serious safety issue: Limb entrapment hazard between bottom corner of the gate and the frame on the latched side.
Dreambaby tells us it only tests to the European and US standards and "all gates globally are made to comply with one or both of these standards".
CHOICE Expert Rating View more details.

Our overall score consists of 70% performance and 30% ease of use.

Performance score View more details.

Models with a performance score of around 60-65% typically have only minor failures relating to potential finger traps and metal edges which could scratch skin.

Models with a performance score of only 20-40% fail at least one major safety test, such as for limb entrapment, climbing footholds or horizontal strength.

Ease of use View more details.

The ease of use score includes: ease of assembly and installation; ease of releasing the latch or latches when opening the gate; and ease of opening and closing the gate.

Passed key safety requirements View more details.

Gates that don't pass key safety requirements may have serious hazards such as head or limb entrapment, weak gates, footholds or projections that could snag clothing and cause strangulation.

Recommended View more details.

Recommended products pass all our safety tests and are also easy to use.

Price View more details.

This is the manufacturer's recommended retail price. You can often get a better price by shopping around.

Stated width range without extensions View more details.

Range of door widths the gate is compatible with, without extensions.

71 to 82
Maximum width (cm) View more details.

For ease of filtering, we've listed the maximum required width of the safety gate in cm.

Minimum width (cm) View more details.

For ease of filtering, we've listed the minimum required width of the safety gate in cm. Some retractable gates may not specify a minimum width.

Height (cm) View more details.

How tall the gate is.

Weight (kg) View more details.

Weight of the gate.

Opening direction View more details.

Some doors can only open in one direction, some both directions, some are retractable.


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