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Title 16Chapter IISubchapter B → Part 1221

Title 16: Commercial Practices


§1221.1   Scope.
§1221.2   Requirements for play yards.

Authority: The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Pub. L. 110-314, section 104, 122 Stat. 3016 (August 14, 2008).

Source: 77 FR 52228, Aug. 29, 2012, unless otherwise noted.

§1221.1   Scope.

This part establishes a consumer product safety standard for play yards manufactured or imported on or after February 19, 2014.

[78 FR 50335, Aug. 19, 2013]

§1221.2   Requirements for play yards.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each play yard must comply with all applicable provisions of ASTM F406-13, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs/Play Yards, approved on May 1, 2013. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR Part 51. You may obtain a copy from ASTM International, 100 Bar Harbor Drive, P.O. Box 0700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428; http://www.astm.org. You may inspect a copy at the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, telephone 301-504-7923, or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to:http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal regulations/ibr_locations.html.

(b) Comply with the ASTM F406-13 standard with the following exclusions:

(1) Do not comply with section 5.17 of ASTM F406-13.

(2) Do not comply with section 5.20 of ASTM F406-13.

(3) Do not comply with section 6, Performance Requirements for Rigid-Sided Products, of ASTM F406-13, in its entirety.

(4) Do not comply with sections 8.1 through 8.10.5 of ASTM F406-13.

(5) Instead of complying with section of ASTM F406-13, comply only with the following:

(i) For products that have a separate mattress that is not permanently fixed in place: Use ONLY mattress/pad provided by manufacturer.

(ii) [Reserved]

(6) Do not comply with section of ASTM F406-13.

[78 FR 50335, Aug. 19, 2013]

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