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September 30th, 2016
CPSC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Baby Changing Products

UNITED STATES – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the safety standard for Baby Changing Products. Definitions A changing table is “an elevated, freestanding structure generally designed to support and retain a child with a body weight of up to 30 lb. (13.6 kg) in a… read more

September 13th, 2016
UL Exhibiting at ABC Kids Expo – Las Vegas, NV

UL experts will be on hand to discuss the company’s quality assurance and safety programs for juvenile products at the ABC Kids Expo on October 18-21, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Read more.  

August 11th, 2016
UL Exhibiting at ABC Kids Expo – Las Vegas, NV

UL experts will be on-hand at ABC Kids Expo, taking place October 18-21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, to discuss the company’s quality assurance and safety programs for juvenile products. Read more.

July 19th, 2016
UL Exhibiting at ABC Kids Expo – Las Vegas, NV (add under Toys and Juvenile Products)

UL experts will be on-hand at ABC Kids Expo, taking place October 18-21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, to discuss the company’s quality assurance and safety programs for juvenile products. Read more.

July 19th, 2016
Canada Introduces Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations

The Canadian government has introduced new Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations (CCBR) to ensure these products’ safety for infants and young children. The new CCBR covers the following: Prohibition on the sale, importation, manufacture or advertisement of traditional drop-side cribs New requirements and test methods for accessories and stands that are used with cribs, cradles… read more

July 19th, 2016
Taiwan Issues Children’s Bed Guards Standards

The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) has published CNS 15911 which lists safety requirements and test methods for children’s bed guards for domestic use. The standard was published on June 8, 2016.

July 19th, 2016
Brazil Publishes New Ordinances for Children’s Products

The National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) has published new requirements for one-piece plastic chairs and power chairs for children: INMETRO Ordinance No. 222 of May 16, 2016 • This ordinance specifies essential requirements for the compliance of strollers for children. INMETRO Ordinance No. 222 of May 16, 2016 • This ordinance specifies… read more

July 19th, 2016
STURDY Act is proposed in United States Congress

Illinois Representative Janice Schakowsky has introduced H.R. 5442 – STURDY Act in the United States House of Representatives. The STURDY Act (Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth Act) directs the furniture standards committee to draft a standard that adequately protects children from furniture tip-over-related death or injury. If approved by the U.S. Consumer Product… read more

July 19th, 2016
ASTM Releases Standard for Children’s Chairs and Stools

ASTM International has issued ASTM F2613-16 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Children’s Chairs and Stools. The standard specifies testing requirements for structural integrity and performance requirements for children’s chairs and stools and provides labeling requirements for each. Additionally, the standard ensures safety of a chair or stool intended to be used by a single child… read more

July 19th, 2016
ASTM Releases Bassinets and Cradles Standard

ASTM International has released ASTM F2194-16 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles, to minimize the risks of incidents to an infant resulting from normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of a bassinet or cradle. The standard specifies performance requirements, test methods, and marking requirements to promote safe use of bassinets and cradles. It is applicable… read more