NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After the deaths of more than 100 babies were linked to unregulated infant sleep products, federal regulators are now setting safety standards.
Millions of items have already been recalled.READ MORE: NYPD Introducing New Crisis Response Training To De-Escalate Situations Where Suspect Does Not Have A Gun
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the standards will effectively eliminate potentially hazardous sleep products for infants under 5 months old.READ MORE: COVID-19: Experts Say Delta Variant Spreads Quickly And Is Dominant Strain In Under-Vaccinated Areas
The products include inclined sleepers, travel and compact bassinets, and in-bed sleepers.
Under the new standards, the sleep surface must tilt at an angle no more than 10 degrees. They must also comply with standards for bassinets and cribs.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
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