The US Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a Final Rule that establishes a new safety standard for expansion gates and enclosures for young children.
Published on July 6, 2020, the standard defines:
Final Rule 16 CFR 1239 incorporates the latest version of ASTM F1004-19, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Expansion Gates and Expandable Enclosures, with modifications.
These modifications are:
The new safety standards for expansion gates and expandable enclosures will come into effect on July 6, 2021.
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