Cribs

April 30, 2014

CPSC staff participates in voluntary standards activities to address hazards associated with cribs. CPSC approved strong new crib safety standards, which took effect June 28, 2011, to address the following:

 

  • Stop the manufacture and sale of dangerous, traditional drop-side cribs;
  • Make mattress supports stronger;
  • Make crib hardware more durable;
  • Make safety testing more rigorous.

 

Related Regulations

Full-Size Crib Safety Standard

Non-Full-Size Crib Safety Standard