The Graco Lauren Signature is part of the Crib
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Crib
models like the Lauren Signature are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Safety: Safety for each crib was assessed by our testing, a good portion of which is comprised of applying the ASTM F1169 Consumer Safety Specification for Full-Size Baby Cribs. This ASTM safety standard was included by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission as part of the mandatory regulatory requirements issued under Section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
Construction: Construction incorporates mattress support integrity, types of hardware used, sample defects, if any.
Ease of assembly: Ease of assembly is based primarily on the amount of time required to assemble the crib, clarity, accuracy and explicitness of the instructions, whether or not the correct hardware was included and whether there was easy access to areas where fasteners must be tightened securely.