This article is from the Baby Proofing FAQ, by Sandra Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
We have purchased something called a Child Safe for medicines (actually we
have three - one in each bathroom for medicine, and one in the kitchen for
It is a plastic box (~16" x 10" ?) with a hinged door. The latch is on the
inside; in order to reach the latch to open the door you have to have an
adult-length finger. The placement of the latch (e.g. the finger length
required to reach the latch) is adjustable with a simple screwdriver.
This seems much safer to me than the simple cabinet latch. We have those
too, and so far our 1-yr old has not figured them out, but I'm sure she's
The Child Safe is available from the Right Start catalog (1-800-548-8531) for
around $20 or $30 ... I can't remember.