JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturer’s Association) is a national trade organization representing 95% of the prenatal to preschool industry. JPMA is an organization dedicated to enhancing children’s product safety and its extensive history of leadership in juvenile product safety includes a comprehensive Certification Program to help guide parents and caregivers toward purchasing juvenile products that are built with safety in mind.
How are the standards developed?
ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) developed and published the standards. JPMA and industry members, consumer groups and staff from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are involved in the development of the standards.
What does it take to get certified?
To become JPMA Certified, a product must be tested by an independent testing facility for compliance with the specific ASTM standards. If a product passes the tests, JPMA allows the manufacturer to label it with the JPMA Certified Seal.
Which baby gear products can be JPMA certified?
The Certification Program currently includes bassinets / cradles, bath seats, booster seats, carriages & strollers, changing tables, children’s folding chairs, frame infant carriers, full-size cribs, gates & enclosures, hand-held infant carriers, high chairs,
infant bouncers, infant swings, play yards / non-full size cribs, portable bed rails, portable hook-on chairs, soft
infant carriers, stationary activity centers, toddler beds, and walkers. JPMA is currently working on
adding commercial cribs and infant bath tubs to the program.
Which Fisher-Price babygear products are certified?
All bouncers, swings, high chairs, boosters, and bassinets. And we’re working toward all of our
infant tubs, as well.