November 7, 2016
ASTM International (ASTM) has released a standard intended for children's products. The standard is entitled "ASTM F2236 - 16a - Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers".
The scope of this standard includes performance requirements, test methods and marking requirements to promote safe use of soft infant and toddler carriers.
Developed by subcommittee F15.21 (Infant Carriers, Bouncers and Baby Swings), the standard was released on October 3, 2016.