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Title 16: Commercial Practices


PART 1220—SAFETY STANDARD FOR NON-FULL-SIZE BABY CRIBS (Eff. June 28, 2011)


Contents
§1220.1   Scope, compliance dates, and definitions.
§1220.2   Requirements for non-full-size baby cribs.

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

Source: 75 FR 81787, Dec. 28, 2010, unless otherwise noted.

§1220.1   Scope, compliance dates, and definitions.

(a) Scope. This part establishes a consumer product safety standard for new and used non-full-size baby cribs.

(b) Compliance dates. (1) Except as provided in paragraph (b)(2) of this section, compliance with this part 1220 shall be required on June 28, 2011, and applies to the manufacture, sale, contract for sale or resale, lease, sublet, offer, provision for use, or other placement in the stream of commerce of a new or used non-full-size baby crib on or after that date.

(2) Child care facilities, family child care homes, and places of public accommodation affecting commerce shall be required to comply with this part on December 28, 2012, but this provision applies only to the offer or provision for use of cribs by child care facilities, family child care homes, and places of public accommodation affecting commerce and not the sale, resale, or other placement in the stream of commerce of cribs by these entities.

(c) Definitions. (1) Non-full-size baby crib means a bed that is:

(i) Designed to provide sleeping accommodations for an infant;

(ii) Intended for use in or around the home, for travel, in a child care facility, in a family child care home, in a place of public accommodation affecting commerce and other purposes;

(iii) Has an interior length dimension either greater than 139.7 cm (55 in.) or smaller than 126.3 cm (49 34 in.), or, an interior width dimension either greater than 77.7 cm (3058 in.) or smaller than 64.3 cm (2538 in.), or both;

(iv) Includes, but is not limited to, the following:

(A) Portable crib—a non-full-size baby crib designed so that it may be folded or collapsed, without disassembly, to occupy a volume substantially less than the volume it occupies when it is used.

(B) Crib pen—a non-full-size baby crib with rigid sides the legs of which may be removed or adjusted to provide a play pen or play yard for a child.

(C) Specialty crib—an unconventionally shaped (circular, hexagonal, etc.) non-full-size baby crib incorporating a special mattress or other unconventional components.

(D) Undersize crib—a non-full-size baby crib with an interior length dimension smaller than 126.3 cm (4934 in.), or an interior width dimension smaller than 64.3 cm (2538 in.), or both.

(E) Oversize crib—a non-full-size baby crib with an interior length dimension greater than 139.7 cm (55 in.), or an interior width dimension greater than 77.7 cm (3058 in.), or both.

(v) Does not include mesh/net/screen cribs, nonrigidly constructed baby cribs, cradles (both rocker and pendulum types), car beds, baby baskets, and bassinets (also known as junior cribs).

(2) Play yard means a framed enclosure that includes a floor and has mesh or fabric sided panels primarily intended to provide a play or sleeping environment for children. It may fold for storage or travel.

(3) Place of public accommodation affecting commerce means any inn, hotel, or other establishment that provides lodging to transient guests, except that such term does not include an establishment treated as an apartment building for purposes of any State or local law or regulation or an establishment located within a building that contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied as a residence by the proprietor of such establishment.

§1220.2   Requirements for non-full-size baby cribs.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each non-full-size baby crib shall comply with all applicable provisions of ASTM F 406-10a, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs/Play Yards, approved October 15, 2010. 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, PO Box 0700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428; telephone 610-832-9585; 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 F 406-10a standard with the following additions or exclusions:

(1) Do not comply with sections 5.6.2 through 5.6.2.4 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(2) Do not comply with section 5.16.2 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(3) Do not comply with section 6.10 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(4) Do not comply with section 7, Performance Requirements for Mesh/Fabric Products, of ASTM F 406-10a.

(5) Instead of complying with section 8.10.1 of ASTM F 406-10a, comply with the following:

(i) The spindle/slat static force test shall be performed with the spindle/slat assemblies removed from the crib and rigidly supported within 3 in. of each end of the upper and lower horizontal rails in a manner that shall not interfere with a spindle/slat deflecting under the applied force. For cribs incorporating foldable or moveable sides for purposes of easier access to the occupant, storage and/or transport, each side segment (portion of side separated by hinges for folding) shall be tested separately.

(ii) [Reserved]

(6) Do not comply with sections 8.11 through 8.11.2.4 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(7) Do not comply with sections 8.12 through 8.12.2.2 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(8) Do not comply with section 8.14 through 8.14.2 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(9) Do not comply with sections 8.15 through 8.15.3.3 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(10) Do not comply with sections 8.16 through 8.16.3 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(11) Do not comply with section 9.3.2 through 9.3.2.4 of ASTM F 406-10a.

(12) Instead of complying with section 9.4.2.6 of ASTM F 406-10a, comply with the following warning requirement:

(i) Child can become entrapped and die when improvised netting or covers are placed on top of product. Never add such items to confine child in product.

(ii) [Reserved]



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