Toddler Beds

This rule proposes a safety standard that would address 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.

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.

 

View the Toddler Beds Final Rule | View the Revisions

 

Related Resources

 

Durable Infant or Toddler Products

 

Historical Documents 

Proposed Rule: Toddler Beds

Video: CPSC Staff Briefs the Commission on Toddler Beds Draft Final Rule

Commission Vote: Toddler Beds Final Rule