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: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the standards will effectively eliminate potentially hazardous sleep products for infants under 5 months old.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
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: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
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