SB 0698 Creates safety standards for cribs which are sold or used by commercial users
LR Number:2028S.01I Fiscal Note:2028-01
Committee:Commerce and Environment
Last Action:03/18/03 - Hearing Conducted S Commerce & Environment Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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SB 698 - This act requires commercial users to comply with certain safety requirements for cribs they place in the stream of commerce. Such cribs must have the following design characteristics:

- Corner posts that extend no more than 1/16 of an inch;

- Spaces between the side slats of no more than 2 3/4 inches;

- Mattress supports that may not be easily dislodged from the crib;

- May not contain cutout designs on the panels;

- Must meet specified rail dimensions;

- No loose hardware;

- No sharp edges, points or rough surfaces;

- No rough wood surfaces;

- No tears in mesh or fabric sides.

Any commercial user who places a crib in the stream of commerce which violates these standards is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.