Child Care Providers and Parents: Attached is your guide to New Crib Standards.
Since US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved a new crib rule, the CPSC continues to receive questions on this topic. While most questions have revolved around the drop side, it’s important for you to know that the new standard affects far more than the drop side. A crib’s mattress support, slats, and hardware are now required to be more durable and manufacturers will have to test to new more stringent requirements to prove compliance. Here are some of the questions the CPSC received, along with answers: