January 24, 1985
Commission Announces Agreement To Halt Sale Of V-Shaped Accordion Style Baby Gates
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced that it has reached agreement with six manufacturers of V-shaped accordion style baby gates to halt voluntarily further production and distribution. The Commission staff believes these gates present a strangulation hazard in the V-shapes along the top edge of the gate and in the diamond-shaped openings in the body of the gate. These gates are commonly used to block entry of infants and children to stairs and other rooms in a home.