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How do you put a drop side cot together?
Last Updated: 4th March, 2020
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Simply so, are drop side cribs illegal?
Now that it's illegal to manufacture, sell, or even donate drop-side cribs in the United States, baby cribs go through a meticulous process in order to meet federal safety standards. "Beginning June 28, 2011, all cribs manufactured and sold (including resale) must comply with new and improved federal safety standards.
Additionally, why are drop side cribs unsafe? Dangers of drop-side cribs. When hardware breaks or deforms, the drop side can detach in one or more corners from the crib. If an infant or toddler rolls or moves into the space created by a partially detached drop side, the child can become entrapped or wedged between the crib mattress and the drop side and suffocate.
In this regard, where do the springs go on a drop side crib?
On the edge of your mattress support may be two loose springs. Pull them over a dowel and insert the dowel just above the bottom hole of the drop side rail. This will prevent your drop rail from falling all the way down to the floor if it is not secured properly. Check the soundness of the crib.
How do I remove the drop side of a crib?
Lift the rail, then press the bottom part with your knee to loosen it. Slide it all the way down and out of the bottom of the crib assembly. You may have to lift the crib or wiggle the side rail to free it completely.