Can I paint a crib with chalk paint?

Is rustoleum chalk paint safe for cribs?

Chalk paint is water based and perfectly safe to use to paint baby’s crib! Canadian Tire and Home Depot both carry Rustoleum brand. … According to recall information on the Rust-Oleum website, “the countertop coating contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban.

What is the best finish for a baby crib?

The main thing I look for in a crib finish: Low or no VOCs; your child will sleep in it, and you don’t want carcinogens in the air where you can avoid them.



Options include:

  • Pure tung oil. Extracted from the nut of the china wood tree. …
  • Raw linseed oil. …
  • Mineral oil. …
  • Walnut oil. …
  • Beeswax. …
  • Carnauba wax. …
  • Shellac.

Is paint on cribs toxic?

Although we do not recommend chewing on our products, the paint used is non-toxic and will not harm your child. If you would like to avoid your child chewing on their crib, several companies manufacture crib rail protectors that you can purchase.

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