FAQs

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Who is Fred?

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Fred is a fictional character who keeps us focussed on what we are all about – keeping children safe. In reality, Fred is a collaboration of Danish designers and an international group of product specialists. In Danish, Fred means peace; peace of mind is what you get when your children are safe.

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What safety standards are there for home safety products?

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Not enough! There is EN1930 for safety gates, and apart from that, nothing for all the other home safety items available. Fred products are tested to the relevant clauses of EN71-1, the toy standard, and Fred is a founding member of GACS, an organisation working towards higher standards of safety

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Where can I get more help with making my home safe for my child?

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The Child Accident Prevention Trust has lots of great hints and tips, or you may wish to engage the services of a baby-proofer such as Baby Safe Homes who will assess the risks in your home and advise or even install home safety products for you.