ASTM F2906 - 13

    Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bedside Sleepers

    Active Standard ASTM F2906 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This consumer safety specification establishes performance requirements, test methods and marking requirements to promote safe use of bedside sleepers.

    1.2 This consumer safety specification is intended to minimize the risk of injury to an infant from the normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of a bedside sleeper.

    1.3 This consumer safety performance specification covers products intended to provide sleeping space for an infant up to approximately 5 months of age (or when child begins to push up on hands and knees). These products are intended to be secured to the side of an adult bed for the purpose of having a baby sleep in close proximity to an adult.

    1.4 No bedside sleeper produced after the approval date of this consumer safety specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with the specification unless it complies with all of the requirements contained herein.

    1.5 This consumer safety performance specification is not intended to address incidents and injuries resulting from alteration or unreasonable abuse or misuse of the product by a child or child care provider.

    1.6 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.

    1.7 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 6 of this consumer safety performance specification. This standard may involve the use of hazardous materials, operations and equipment. 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

    F2085 Consumer Safety Specification for Portable Bed Rails

    F2194 Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.140 (Furniture); 97.190 (Equipment for children)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 56101800(Baby and toddler furniture and accessories)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2906

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