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Toddler Beds

Final Rule: May 13, 2011

Effective Date: Oct. 20, 2011

Rule Revised: December 9, 2013

Revision Effective Date: March 24, 2014


The toddler bed safety standard addresses:

  • entrapment in bed end structures, 
  • entrapment between the guardrail and side rail, 
  • entrapment in the mattress support system, and 
  • component failures of the bed support system and guardrails. 

The standard also addresses corner post extensions that can catch items worn by a child.

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