Crib makers have proposed a ban on drop-side cribs because of concerns over infant deaths, injuries and a series of recalls in recent months. The proposal would end production of drop-side cribs — where one side moves up and down – and would require cribs to have four immovable sides. At press time, the proposal had not been finalized. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says at least three children have died in drop-side cribs in the last 18 months. The agency knows of more than two dozen incidents in which drop-sides detached from cribs.
Source: Associated Press
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