Standard Withdrawn, No replacement   Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM F966-00

Consumer Safety Specification for Full-Size and Non-Full-Size Baby Crib Corner Post Extensions (Withdrawn 2009)

Abstract

This consumer safety specification establishes the design requirements for the corner post extensions of full-size and non-full-size baby cribs to minimize the potential for strangulation of infants and young children who may attempt to climb out of the crib. It also provides the required information to be included in the instructions furnished with these cribs regarding the potential hazards to children wearing pacifiers, necklaces, or any other items around their necks.

Scope

1.1 This consumer safety specification establishes design requirements for corner posts of full-size and non-full-size baby cribs (Note 1) to minimize the potential for strangulation of infants and young children who may attempt to climb out of the crib. It also provides information in the instructions furnished with cribs of the potential hazard to children wearing pacifiers, necklaces, or any other items around their necks.

Note 1-The terms "full-size" and "non-full-size" cribs are those used in the mandatory requirements for these products that were promulgated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and published in the Code of Federal Regulations as 16 CFR Parts 1508 and 1509.

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