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Article Date: 07/09/2012
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ASTM Bassinet Panel Moves Forward with Revisions
The ASTM Bassinet Stability Task Group spoke July 5 with CPSC staff in to review proposed revisions to the ASTM F2194, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles. The need for these revisions comes after CPSC launched a series of IDIs (in-depth investigations) into four separate incidents where bassinets fell off of their stands after the caregiver failed to properly engage the bassinet latches. CPSC found that it is often difficult to notice whether a bassinet is properly latched ... Log in to view full article.