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Title 16Chapter IISubchapter B → Part 1225

Title 16: Commercial Practices


§1225.1   Scope.
§1225.2   Requirements for hand-held infant carriers.

Authority: Pub. L. 110-314, sec. 104, 122 Stat. 3016 (August 14, 2008).

Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 30608, May 20, 2020.

Source: 78 FR 73424, Dec. 6, 2013, unless otherwise noted.

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§1225.1   Scope.

This part establishes a consumer product safety standard for hand-held infant carriers.

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§1225.2   Requirements for hand-held infant carriers.

Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 30608, May 20, 2020.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each hand-held infant carrier must comply with all applicable provisions of ASTM F 2050-13a, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Hand-Held Infant Carriers, approved on September 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) Instead of complying with section 3.1.3 of ASTM F2050-13a, comply with the following:

(1) 3.1.3 hand-held infant carrier, n—a freestanding, rigid- or semirigid-sided product intended to carry an occupant whose torso is completely supported by the product to facilitate transportation by a caregiver by means of hand-holds or handles.

(2) [Reserved]

Editorial Note: At 85 FR 40876, July 8, 2020, §1225.2 was amended by adding “email: [email protected],”” in the fifth sentence after the telephone number “301-504-7479”. However, due to inaccurate amendatory instruction, this amendment could not be incorporated.

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