PRA number: 2013/13865
Date published: 28th November 2013

Product description

Safety gate latch utilised in a variety of fencing applications, including swimming pools and child care enclosures

Identifying features

DPL1000, (latch only)
DPK1100, DPK1200, DPK2000, DPK2100 (kits containing the latch and hinges)

What are the defects?

The magnet may detach from the gate and allow the gate to remain open.

What are the hazards?

If the gate does not close, children may gain access to unsafe areas, such as swimming pools, posing a potential drowning hazard.

Dates available for sale:

  • 23rd October 2012 – 14th November 2013

Where the product was sold:

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product:

The latch was sold to resellers, fence manufacturers and hardware stores. There were also a small percentage of trade counter cash sales.


RMD Industries Pty Ltd (trading as Downee)

Supplier’s web site

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact Downee to obtain a replacement striker together with replacement instructions and/ or to arrange with Downee for a tradesperson to attend their site and install the replacement component.

For further information, please contact Downee via email at [email protected] or phone 03 9300 5153.


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