This glider meets or exceeds the safety standards put in place by the ASTM and CPSC. Its non-toxic materials are safe for babies and won't emit dangerous chemicals into your nursery. Our gliders are subjected to rigorous testing. The seat must withstand 125 pounds dropped from 3 inches 10,000 times, and the arms must hold up to 60,000 impacts, and the front edge of the seat faces 20,000 180-pound impacts. The rocking mechanism must hold 225 pounds while moving back and forth 100,000 times at a rate of 10,000 rocks per minute.