Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs
|Publication Date:||10 October 1997|
|ICS Code (Equipment for children):||97.190|
1.1 This consumer safety specification covers testing requirements for structural integrity and design requirements for non-full-size cribs, both rigid sided and mesh/fabric assemblies. It also provides requirements for labeling and instructional material. For purposes of this standard specification, the term "crib" will be used to refer to a non-full-size crib.
1.2 This specification covers products intended to provide sleeping accommodations for a child (excluding bassinets, cradles and baskets) that have interior dimensions between 17 in. (430 mm) and 26 in. (660 mm) wide and between 35 in. (890 mm) and 50 ⅜ in. (1280 mm) long. Products exceeding both 26 in. (660 mm) wide and 50 ⅜ in. (1280 mm) long, including over size cribs, will fall under the scope of Specification F 1169.
1.3 No crib produced after the approval date of this consumer safety 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.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 10, 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.