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Title 16 Part 1220

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Title 16 Part 1220

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Title 16: Commercial Practices


PART 1220—SAFETY STANDARD FOR NON-FULL-SIZE BABY CRIBS


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

Authority: Sec. 104, Pub. L. 110-314, 122 Stat. 3016 (August 14, 2008); Sec. 3, Pub. L. 112-28, 125 Stat. 273 (August 12, 2011).

Link to an amendment published at 84 FR 56689, Oct. 23, 2019.

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

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§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.

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

Link to an amendment published at 84 FR 56689, Oct. 23, 2019.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each non-full-size baby crib shall comply with all applicable provisions of ASTM F406-17, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs/Play Yards, approved December 1, 2017. The Director of the Federal Register approves the incorporation by reference listed in this section in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. You may obtain a copy of this ASTM standard from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 USA; phone: 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: https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

(b) Comply with the ASTM F406-17 standard with the following exclusions:

(1) Do not comply with sections 5.6.2 through 5.6.2.4 of ASTM F406-17.

(2) Do not comply with section 5.16.2 of ASTM F406-17.

(3) Do not comply with sections 5.19 through 5.19.2.2 of ASTM F406-17.

(4) Do not comply with section 7, Performance Requirements for Mesh/Fabric Products of ASTM F406-17.

(5) Do not comply with sections 8.11 through 8.11.2.4 of ASTM F406-17.

(6) Do not comply with sections 8.12 through 8.12.2.2. of ASTM F406-17.

(7) Do not comply with sections 8.14 through 8.14.2 of ASTM F406-17.

(8) Do not comply with sections 8.15 through 8.15.3.3. of ASTM F406-17.

(9) Do not comply with section 8.16 through 8.16.3 of ASTM F406-17.

(10) Do not comply with sections 8.28 through 8.28.4 of ASTM F406-17.

(11) Do not comply with sections 8.29 through 8.29.3 of ASTM F406-17.

(12) Do not comply with sections 8.30 through 8.30.5 of ASTM F406-17.

(13) Do not comply with section 8.31 through 8.31.9 of ASTM F406-17.

(14) Do not comply with section 9.3.2 through 9.3.2.4 of ASTM F406-17.

[83 FR 26210, June 6, 2018]

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