U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Final Rule on Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers
On 28 March, 2014 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously voted (3 to 0) to approve safety standard final rule for Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers pursuant to Section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.
Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers – Definition
Soft infant and toddler carriers are normally sewn fabric designed to carry a full-term infant or toddler, generally upright, close to the caregiver. The rule incorporates by reference the current ASTM F2236-14 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers without modification.
The final rule will become effective on September 29, 2014 and will apply to products manufactured or imported on or after that date.
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