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The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has approved EN 13209–1:2019 Child care articles — Child carriers — Safety requirements and test methods — Part 1: Framed back carrier.

This document specifies the safety requirements and test methods for child back carriers with framed support to carry a child in a seated position.

Framed back carriers are intended for children from 6 months of age up to a maximum weight of 18 kg and are designed to carry the child on the carer’s back and be attached to a carer’s torso allowing a hands-free operation e.g.: standing, walking.

CEN also released a draft standard for children’s cots and folding cots for domestic us. The draft standard is EN 716–1:2017+AC:2019 Furniture — Children’s cots and folding cots for domestic use — Part 1: Safety requirements which will be available on March 6, 2019.

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