CPSC Approves New Federal Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers
March 16, 2015
Standard for Child Carriers
The CPSC approved a new, mandatory standard for frame child carriers. The frame carriers are worn on the back of the caregiver. This type of carrier is often used for hiking and closely resembles hiking/mountaineering backpacks. Various hazards have been associated with these products including sharp points, small parts, lead paint, fire hazards and others.