Updated 28 Jul 2016

Milano

Standard

Snapshot: The Milano Standard portable cot shapes up at 110cm long + 76cm wide + 79cm high. But how safe is it?

Standard
Avg price

$95

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Test results

Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • Has a pocket.
  • Has wheels with brakes.

But

  • Failed four major safety tests: The supplied mattress is not sufficienty firm and doesn't fit snugly in the corners. Breathable zones don't meet the standard's requirement. The folding mechanism could trap a child’s neck.

How we test

Our test was based on the Australian and New Zealand standard AS/NZS 2195:1999 “Folding cots – Safety requirements”. We also tested against the breathability clause in the revised 2010 standard.

We check the folding mechanism, stability, that there are no entrapment hazards, sharp edges or points; that the mattress is firm enough and fits snugly; and that there are breathable zones at the sides and ends of the cot (in case a baby rolls face-first against the side or end).

We won’t recommend a portable cot if it has a major safety failure.

For ease of use, we assessed how easy it is to set up, pack and store the cot and its accessories.

Full specs

Model

Avg price
$95
Major failures
4
Minor failures
1
Standards claimed
ns

Specifications

Dimensions - in use H x W x L (cm)
79 x 76 x 110
Dimensions - folded L x W x H (cm)
22 x 24 x 79
Weight (kg)
11.3
Capacity
15kg/90cm

Features

Pocket
Wheels
Bassinet
×
Change table
×

More info

Note
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Availability
Baby City