ASTM F1821-09

    Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toddler Beds


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This consumer safety specification covers requirements for the design and performance of toddler beds. It also contains requirements for labeling and instructional material.

    1.2 This consumer safety specification is intended to minimize incidents to children resulting from normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of toddler beds. It does not address incidents resulting from alteration or unreasonable misuse.

    1.3 For the purposes of this consumer safety specification, a toddler bed is a bed that is sized to accept a full-size crib mattress and is intended for use by a child not less than 15 months of age and who weighs no more than 50 lb (27.7 kg).

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

    1.5 This consumer safety specification includes the following sections:

    ScopeSection 1
    Referenced DocumentsSection 2
    TerminologySection 3
    Calibration and StandardizationSection 4
    General RequirementsSection 5
    Performance RequirementSection 6
    Test MethodsSection 7
    Marking and Labeling Section 8
    Instructional LiteratureSection 9
    KeywordsSection 10

    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 safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 7, of this consumer safety specification: 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

    D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test

    D3574 Test Methods for Flexible Cellular Materials--Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams

    F1169 Consumer Safety Specification for Full-Size Baby Cribs


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.190 (Equipment for children)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F1821-09

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1821-09, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toddler Beds, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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