This document specifies safety requirements and the corresponding test methods for fixed or folding reclined cradles and infant swings intended for children up to when they start to try to sit up.
This document applies also to car seats complying with UN R44 or UN R129 that can be used as reclined cradles according to manufacturer’s instructions. If usage as reclined cradle is not included in the product information or marketing material, car seats are excluded from the scope of this document.
If a reclined cradle or infant swing has several functions or can be converted into another function the relevant European standards apply to it.
Swings falling under the scope of EN 71-8 are excluded from the scope of this European Standard.
NOTE: for the rest of the document, the word “product” will be used when referring at the same time to reclined cradles and infant swings.