ASTM F2710 - 13

    Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Commercial Cribs

    Active Standard ASTM F2710 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.57

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    1. Scope

    1.1  This consumer safety performance specification establishes performance requirements, test methods, and marking requirements to promote the safe use of cribs in commercial environments such as hotels, rentals, motels, day care centers and the like.

    1.2  This consumer safety performance specification subsumes the federal and ASTM standards which are in existence for these types of product when those products are used in non-commercial applications.

    1.3  This consumer safety performance specification includes products intended to provide a safe sleeping environment such as full size cribs, non full size cribs, and playards and includes both rigid and mesh sided units. The term “crib” as used in this standard includes all of these items.

    1.4  Products such as bassinets and cradles are specifically excluded from this consumer safety performance specification.

    1.5  No commercial crib produced after the approval date of this consumer safety performance specification shall, either by label or other means indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all applicable requirements contained herein, before and after all testing.

    1.6  The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions of this consumer and other referenced safety specifications. The standard(s) may involve the use of hazardous materials, operations and equipment. The standard(s) does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish all appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.7 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.8 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F406 Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs/Play Yards

    F1148 Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Home Playground Equipment

    F1169 Consumer Safety Specification for Full-Size Baby Cribs

    Federal Regulations

    16CFR1219 Safety Standard for Full-Size Baby Cribs

    16CFR1220 Safety Standard for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs

    16CFR1500 Hazardous Substances and Articles; Administration and Enforcement Regulations


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.190 (Equipment for children)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 56101804(Cribs or playpens or accessories)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F2710

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F2710-13, Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Commercial Cribs, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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