The New York State Senate this week passed legislation that would ban the
sale of crib bumper pads. The legislation also restricts their use at
daycare facilities. Rockland state senator David Carlucci says if a
manufacturer, importer, distributor, wholesaler, retailer or secondhand
dealer is caught selling crib bumper pads, then they could be fined up to
In 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found there were 107 fatal incidents and 282 injuries from January 1990 through March 2016
associated with crib bumpers. Despite the CPSC calling crib bumpers
“deadly clutter,” there has been no federal legislation banning them.