Child safety lock

Child safety locking mechanisms for containers and cabinets
– Child safety locking mechanisms required by law in the United States since 1970
– Enforced by the Consumer Products Safety Commission
– Locking mechanisms designed to be unintuitive for children
– Inexpensive devices installed to prevent easy opening of drawers or cabinets
– Bendable plastic rod with a blunt hook on one side
– Electromagnetic cabinet locking devices available
– Childproof locks with strap-like design for cabinets and other objects

Child safety locks for automotive purposes
– Child safety locks built into rear doors of most cars
– Prevent rear seat passengers from opening doors during transit or while stationary
– Rear door child safety locks required in vehicles sold in the US since 1985
– Different types of child lock mechanisms, including switches, rotary mechanisms, and electronic locks
– Lock prevents operation of interior door handle, requires separate actions to unlock

Magnetic safety locks for cabinets and drawers
– Hidden magnetic cabinet locks opened by a magnetic key
– Lock cabinets and drawers without handles
– Leaves the decor clean and smooth

Child safety locks for pool fencing
– Child safety locks can be fitted to pool fencing for safety
– Required by law in Australia
– Lock should be attached on the side of the fence facing toward the pool
– Child safety lock should be at least 1.8 meters off the ground

Related concepts
– Parental controls
– Child-resistant packagingSources: