Improve Slat Strength Improve Mattress Support Durability Prohibit Traditional Drop Sides Require Tougher Testing Make Hardware Stronger 5 New Federal Requirements: Beginning June 28, 2011 all cribs sold in the United States must meet new federal requirements for overall crib safety. SafeSleep is a campaign of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Traditional drop-side cribs cannot be made or sold; immobilizers and repair kits not allowed Wood slats must be made of stronger woods to prevent breakage Crib hardware must have anti-loosening devices to keep it from coming loose or falling off Mattress supports must be more durable Safety testing must be more rigorous NSN 11-2 A SAFER GENERATION OF CRIBS U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission New Federal Requirements