Thursday, November 12, 2009


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The Lauren Convertible 3250282 is part of the crib test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, crib models like the Lauren Convertible 3250282 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Safety score incorporates compliance with federal and voluntary safety standards, drop side saftety (where applicable) and mattress support security. CR's tests do not address the durability issues associated with recent recalls that could impact safety.

Construction incorporates drop side hardware, general construction quality (including tpes of hardware used, e.g. the use of allen bolts, barrel nuts and the like; use of screw insert sleeves rather than placing screws directly into wood, etc.), sample and design defects, if any, and ease of assembly (which includes ease of following instructions for assembly). After testing, all cribs were examined for degraded operation (for example, the drop side movement had become stiff or got stuck), wobbliness or other wear.

Ease of use:
Ease of use incorporates drop side operation (where applicable), ease of moving the crib, and ease of adjusting the mattress support.

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