Sling Carriers

The Commission is issuing a safety standard for sling carriers in response to the direction under section 104(b) of the CPSIA.

Proposed Rule: TBD

The proposed rule would establish a safety standard for sling carriers under the Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act, section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.  A sling carrier is a product of fabric or sewn fabric construction, which is designed to contain a child in an upright or reclined position while being supported by the caregiver’s torso.   The rule would incorporate by reference ASTM F2907-14a, without modification. 


Commission Briefing Package on the Proposed Rule

Comment Request: Proposed Rule for the Safety Standard for Sling Carriers

Safety Standard for Sling Carriers Comment Request: NPR, 16 CFR Parts 1112 and 1228

Related Documents

 Durable Infant or Toddler Products

Video: CPSC staff briefs Commissioners on Infant Sling Carriers - Proposed Rule (Section 104

Commission Vote