Safety 1st Lever Handle Lock

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The Lever Handle Lock by Safety 1st has a child resistant, press and slide design keeping your curious little one out of unwanted areas. The Safety 1st Lever Handle Lock should only be used on interior doors. DO NOT use the lever handle lock on a door that leads outside.  Although there is no drilling required, in order to install this item, you will have to take off the existing lever handles in order to add the lock and adapter plate, then reinstall the lever handles with the lock and adapter plate all aligned together.

*Accommodates most French/Lever style handles*

 To use:

  • To Lock: Press in the locking button and slide it towards the lever handle until you hear the button click into locked position.
  • To Unlock: Press in the locking button and slide the button away from the lever handle.
  • (The lever lock can be overridden from the opposite side of the door by using a little force to push the lever handle down and the lock will pop out of the locked position)

 *Tool needed: Screwdriver.

Product Highlights

  • Child-resistant
  • Accommodates most french-door-style levers
  • Fits lever handle locks with a round base between 2-7/16” to 2-13/16” in diameter.
  • Covers most internal doors with a cross bore diameter of 2-1/8”.
  • Press and slide design
  • No drilling required

Installation Instructions:

  1. Pick the side of the door that you want to prevent your child from opening. That is the side of the door that the lever handle lock will be installed on.
  2. Remove the screws from the existing lever handles and remove both handles from the door.
  3. Take one of the adapter plates and align it with the internal components of the chosen handle. Push out the tabs on the adapter plate which corresponds with the internal screw posts or other obstructions by the handle mechanism. (Product comes with two adapter plates, one is a spare)
  4. Fit the adapter plate into the back of the lock. Make sure the arrows on the adapter plate are facing up and pointed posts are facing towards the door.
  5. Align the lock with existing lever handle hole in the door. Ensure that when you fit the lock and lever handle into place that the adapter plate doesn’t pop out of place. Fit both lever handles into place and reinstall with existing screws.

Product Details

Brand: Safety 1st
Item Model Number: 48400
Item Weight: 0.8 ounces
Product Dimensions: 2.6 x 5.6 x 7.6 inches
Number of Items: 1
Batteries Required: No
Care & Cleaning: Spot or wipe clean
Installation Type: No drilling required

Why Buy Safety 1st Lever Handle Lock from Child Safety Store

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The Lever Handle Lock by Safety 1st will accommodate most French or lever style door handles. This door safety lock is child resistant and features a press and slide design that will keep you little ones out of rooms they don’t belong in or that could pose a danger to them. This safety handle door lock should only be used on interior doors and is not intended for exterior doors.

The Safety 1st Lever Handle Lock is easy to install and does not require any drilling just a screwdriver. To install, all you need to do is remove the existing lever handles, add the lock and adapter plate, then reinstall the lever handles with the lock and adapter plate all aligned together.

To lock this lever door lock simply press it into the locking button and slide it towards the lever handle until you hear the button click into locked position. In order to unlock the system, press in the locking button and slide the button away from the lever handle. The lever childproof door lock can be overridden from the other side of the door by simply exerting a little bit of force to push the door handle door to cause the lock to pop out of the locked position.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How easy is this to remove when you no longer need it?
A:  It is removed by the same process as installing, in reverse.

Q: Our lever handle moves up and down to open, will this work in only one direction?
A: Once the Safety 1st Lever Handle Lock is installed, the top portion of the lock will prevent the handle from moving upward to open and the handle will only be able to move downward to open when the locking button is engaged.