Frame Child Carriers

The final rule establishes a safety standard for framed child carriers.

Final Rule: March 2, 2015

Effective Date:  September 2, 2016

 

The final rule establishes a mandatory safety standard for frame child carriers pursuant to section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. Frame child carriers typically are a product of sewn fabric construction on a tubular metal or other frame, which is designed to carry a child in an upright position on the back of the caregiver. The rule incorporates by reference ASTM F2549-14a, without modification. 

 

View the Final Rule

Briefing Package: Final Rule on Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers

 

 

Related Resources 

Durable Infant or Toddler Products

 

Historical  Documents

View the Proposed Rule

Briefing Package: Final Rule on Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers

Comment Request: Proposed Rule on the Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers

Briefing Package: Proposed Rule on the Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers

Commission Vote: Proposed Rule for the Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers 

Video: CPSC Staff Briefs the Commission on the Proposed Rule