The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0518/17

Product:  Safety gate for children

Name: Wood & Metal Safety Gate

Batch number / Barcode:  8436046381001

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Brand: MS

Type / number of model:  Ref. 141021

Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The gate does not close automatically and a child might pass through the opening and fall down the stairs. In addition, the safety gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Safety gate with measurements from 75 to 82 cm for children under the age of 24 months. The product is sold in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain