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New Health and Safety Requirements for Cribs.

Picture of a cribThe purpose of this letter is to inform you of new health and safety requirements for cribs. Beginning December 28, 2012, any crib provided by a child care program must meet new and improved federal safety standards. The new standards address deadly hazards previously seen with traditional drop-side rails, require more durable hardware and parts and mandate more rigorous testing. Read more...