This glider meets or exceeds the safety standards put in place by the ASTM and CPSC. Its non-toxic materials are safe for kids and babies and won't emit dangerous chemicals into the air you and your family breathe. 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.