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This article is from the Baby Proofing FAQ, by Sandra Smith, sandra@cs.toronto.edu with numerous contributions by others.

09 Baby Proofing General Issues

From: Karen
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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
knives).

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
close.

The Child Safe is available from the Right Start catalog (1-800-548-8531) for
around $20 or $30 ... I can't remember.

 

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