New regulations for booster seats soon will affect foodservice establishments. A new federal standard, ASTM F2640-18, to improve the safety of all booster seats—both in restaurants and at home—was approved by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The mandatory standard will take effect January 2, 2020. Is your restaurant ready? Learn what makes a booster seat compliant below.
Several hazards have been addressed with the new standard, including issues related to how boosters attach to adult chairs and the size of booster seats in relation to adult chairs. The new measure outlines safety requirements for all booster seats used both at home and in public establishments and makes the following mandatory for all boosters: