ASTM F1917 - 20

    Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Infant Bedding and Related Accessories

    Active Standard ASTM F1917 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.19

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This consumer safety performance specification establishes safety performance requirements, test methods, and requirements for labeling to minimize the identified hazards to children presented by infant bedding and related accessories as identified in the introduction.

    1.2 Infant bedding and related accessories includes the following items intended for use in a nursery: fitted sheets, blankets, dust ruffles, covers and drapes for canopies, pillows, mattress covers, diaper stackers, fabric wall hangings, crib bumper/liners, and comforters.

    1.3 No infant bedding or related accessory produced after the approval date of the consumer safety performance specification shall indicate, either by label or other means, compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all applicable requirements contained herein.

    1.4 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.

    1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


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

    Federal Regulations

    16 CFR 1501 Method for Identifying Toys and Other Articles Intended for Use by Children under 3 Years of Age Which Present Choking, Aspiration, or Ingestion Hazards Because of Small Parts

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI Z535.4 Product Safety Signs and Labels

    ANSI Z535.6

    ASTM Standards

    D3359 Test Methods for Rating Adhesion by Tape Test


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 56101515(Beds)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F1917-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1917-20, Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Infant Bedding and Related Accessories, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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