posts should not extend more than 1/16 inch (1 1/2 mm) above the
top of the end panel. Corner posts can be catchpoints for items
placed around a child's neck or clothing worn by the child.
2. Mattress support hangers should be secured by bolts or closed
hooks. All crib hardware should be securely tightened and
3. Bumper pads, if used, should (a) fit around the entire crib,
(b) tie or snap into place, and (c) have straps or ties at least
in each corner, in the middle of each long side, and on both the
top and the bottom edges. To prevent your baby from becoming
entangled in the ties, trim off excess length after tying. Use
the bumpers until the baby can pull up to a standing position,
then remove them so that the baby will not use them to try to
climb out of the crib. 4. Remove and destroy all plastic
wrapping materials. Never use plastic bags as mattress covers.
The plastic film may cling to a baby's face and cause
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