Tag: "ASTM voluntary standard"


CPSC Approves New Mandatory Standard for Toddler Beds

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved (5-0) a new mandatory standard to improve the safety of toddler beds. The new federal standard builds upon the ASTM voluntary standard for toddler beds (F1821-09) and adds additional protections to prevent injuries to children.


CPSC Approves New Federal Safety Standard for Infant Bath Seats

In May of 2007 Health Canada issued a warning about Infant Bath Seats. Because many of the seats on the market have a plastic frame they gave caregivers a false sense of security. Now 3 years late the CPSC has approved a new Federal safety standard for these seats that will hopefully prevent further drownings.