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Dec
02
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Jill Hurley, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.71 Liquid Laundry Packet’s subcommittee meeting on December 2, 2021. The subcommittee has decided to meet more frequently to discuss incident data and potential revisions to the standard. The meeting was requested by the ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Jill Hurley (jhurley@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2527. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.
Dec
02
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in these two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces; 1:00-3:00pm. The STP is considering recommended revisions to UL 1370. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.
Dec
02
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
UPDATED DATED: All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1633968156303028748 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Dec
02
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Fire
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in a UL 30 task group teleconference. The task group is developing a performance test for flame mitigation devices for safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/19/2021.
Dec
02
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400 (Proposed First Edition of the Standard for Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment). The task group will continue to discuss warning requirements to be considered for the draft voluntary standard. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/2021.
Dec
01
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with Ken Maruska and Adam England to discuss a petition request pertaining to e-bicycles; 2:00PM – 3:00PM EST. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2537. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/2021.
Dec
01
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Vineed Dayal, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and Other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on December 1, 2021 with ASTM F15.70, Subcommittee on Adult Safety Products; 1-2pm. The meeting will focus on ASTM F3186-17, Standard Specification for Adult Portable Bed Rails and Related Products. For additional information, including call in information, please contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/13/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/13/2021.
Dec
01
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler
Open to the Public
All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1901446349992111372 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Dec
01
9:00 AM to 12:35 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Doug Lee, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff will attend the International Workshop on Product Safety 2021 that will take place virtually on December 1, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:35 pm (EST). Doug Lee has been invited to speak in Session 1: New Technologies and Product Safety. The invitation was provided by Mateo Varela Martínez, Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia. For more information please contact Tilven Bernal at tbernal@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.
Nov
30
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler
Open to the Public
Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call Tue Nov 30, 2021 2pm - 3pm (EST) with the ASTM F15.21 Sling Scope Task Group to discuss the scope of the standard and baby wearing devices. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Hope Nesteruk at hnesteruk@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/17/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

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  • Doug Lee and other CPSC staff will attend the International Workshop on Product Safety 2021

    9:00 am to 12:35 pm

    Doug Lee, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff will attend the International Workshop on Product Safety 2021 that will take place virtually on December 1, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:35 pm (EST). Doug Lee has been invited to speak in Session 1: New Technologies and Product Safety. The invitation was provided by Mateo Varela Martínez, Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia. For more information please contact Tilven Bernal at tbernal@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • Commission Meeting - Briefing Matter: Final Rule: Safety Standard for Crib Mattresses

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1901446349992111372 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

  • Vineed Dayal and Other CPSC staff participating in: APBRs & Adult Safety Products – ASTM F15.70 Subcommittee Meeting

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Vineed Dayal, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and Other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on December 1, 2021 with ASTM F15.70, Subcommittee on Adult Safety Products; 1-2pm. The meeting will focus on ASTM F3186-17, Standard Specification for Adult Portable Bed Rails and Related Products. For additional information, including call in information, please contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/13/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/13/2021.

  • Lawrence Mella Participating in a Teleconference for an E-bicycle Petition Request

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with Ken Maruska and Adam England to discuss a petition request pertaining to e-bicycles; 2:00PM – 3:00PM EST. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2537. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/2021.

  • Voluntary Standard UL 8400 Task Group Meeting

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400 (Proposed First Edition of the Standard for Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment). The task group will continue to discuss warning requirements to be considered for the draft voluntary standard. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and Andrew Lock participating in UL30 meeting on flame mitigation devices in safety cans

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in a UL 30 task group teleconference. The task group is developing a performance test for flame mitigation devices for safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/19/2021.

  • Meeting Time Updated: Commission Meeting - Briefing Matter: Proposed Safety Standard for Clothing Storage Units

    11:30 am to 12:30 pm

    UPDATED DATED: All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1633968156303028748 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

  • Scott Ayers participating in two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in these two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces; 1:00-3:00pm. The STP is considering recommended revisions to UL 1370. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.

  • ASTM F15.71 Liquid Laundry Packets Subcommittee Meeting

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Jill Hurley, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.71 Liquid Laundry Packet’s subcommittee meeting on December 2, 2021. The subcommittee has decided to meet more frequently to discuss incident data and potential revisions to the standard. The meeting was requested by the ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Jill Hurley (jhurley@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2527. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • Lawrence Mella participating in a teleconference with ASTM working group for e-scooter electrical requirements (F15.58)

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.58 working group to discuss development of the electrical requirements for the draft commercial adult e-scooter standard; 2:00PM – 3:00PM EST. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2537. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/2021.

  • ANSI/WCMA Window Coverings Standard Steering Committee Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Rana Balci-Sinha, Directorate for Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff will attend the ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018 American National Standard for Safety of Corded Window Covering Products Steering Committee Meeting via teleconference. This meeting was requested by WCMA. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Rana Balci-Sinha (rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2584. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/19/2021.

  • Kristina Hatlelid will participate in a meeting of the federal Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC)

    9:00 am to 4:15 pm

    Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, will be participating in a meeting of the federal Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC). The meeting will be held virtually on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Eastern time. Meeting information, including registration information, is available at https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/advisory/lepac-meeting-12-3-21.html. For additional information, contact Kristina Hatlelid at khatlelid@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2558. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/10/21. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/10/21.

  • Susan Bathalon and other CPSC staff are participating in a Conference Call with the ANSI /PHTA American National Standard for Aboveground and Onground Residential Swimming Pools

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon and other staff are participating in a Conference Call with American National Standard (ANSI)/Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) to discuss Aboveground/Onground Residential Swimming Pools. Staff will be participating in the conference call to discuss above ground swimming pool safety and drowning data and safety. The meeting is scheduled for December 3, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. This conference call was requested by the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA). For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/29/2021.

  • Andrew Lock and others will participate in the ASTM E05  Subcommittee Meetings on fire tests

    9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Andrew Lock, Laboratory Sciences, and others will be participating in the ASTM E05 Subcommittee Meetings on fire tests (including E05.15 Furnishings and Contents) to discuss standards development related to fire standards for from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, December 6-9 via teleconference. For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • Kristen Talcott is Participating in a Meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Subcommittee Task Group on Testing for Clothing Storage Units with Interlocking Drawers

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on testing involving units with interlocking drawers for the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of negatives from the Item 4 on the F15(21-08) ballot related to modification to Section 7.1 to include an interlock pull test, and a modified stability test for units with effective interlocks. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10:00am to 11:00am EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/30/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/30/2021.

  • Treye Thomas and Other CPSC Staff will participate in a Teleconference with ISO/TC 229 (Nanotechnology) Working Group 3 (Health Safety and the Environment)

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Treye Thomas, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff will participate via teleconference in a meeting of the ISO/TC 229 (nanotechnology) Working Group 3 (Health Safety and the Environment) on December 8, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:30am ET. The focus of this virtual meeting will be to review the additional results of the Wood Sampling Survey for Project PG37 ISO Preliminary Work Item 5265 Nanotechnologies — Method for characterizing and quantifying nanomaterials released from wood products. The purpose of the survey is to collect information from the working group members to further refine the project’s scope. For more information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/17/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • F15.18 In-Bed Sleepers Performance Requirements Task Group Meeting Thu Dec 09, 2021, 11am - 12pm (ET)

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the F15.18 In-Bed Sleepers Performance Requirements Task Group on Thu Dec 09, 2021, 11am - 12pm (ET) to continue discussion on performance requirements for in-bed sleepers. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/2021.

  • Nevin Taylor and other CPSC staff will host a meeting to discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Testing and Evaluation

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Nevin Taylor, CPSC Chief Technologist, and other CPSC staff hosting meeting to discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Testing and Evaluation via teleconference with Ameri Veritas, Underwriters Laboratories, and the National Institute of Standards on December 9, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm EST. For more information, including call-in information, please contact Nevin Taylor at ntaylor@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson and Other CPSC Staff will participate in a Teleconference with the U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 229 (Nanotechnology)

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff will participate via teleconference in a meeting of the U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 229 (nanotechnology) on December 10, 2021 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm ET. The focus of this virtual meeting will be to review the discussions and actions from the November 2021 ISO/TC 229 Plenary meetings. For more information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/17/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021

  • Scott Ayers and others participating in meeting on Indoor Air Quality and Gas Ranges with stakeholders

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and other staff will participate in a teleconference on Indoor Air Quality and Gas Ranges with industry, government, and consumer and public health stakeholders; 2:00-3:00pm. The group will discuss topics related to indoor air quality and gas ranges. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/2021.

  • Kristen Talcott is Participating in a Meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Task Group on Tip Over Testing

    8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on items related to new proposed stability requirements for the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of proposed changes, including: adding filled (weighted) drawers to the Stability of Unloaded Unit test (Section 7.1), increasing the test weight from 50 pounds to 60 pounds in the Stability with Load test (Section 7.2), and creating a new pull test. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 8:00am to 4:00pm EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Others participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 Meeting

    9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Vineed Dayal, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on December 14, 2021, from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST with UL STP 3300, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots). The panel will continue to develop a standard for SCIEE Robots. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/16/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/16/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and Andrew Lock participating in UL 30 task group meeting on in safety cans

    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in the UL 30 task group teleconference on safety cans; 3:30 - 4:30pm. The task group will discuss the development of a performance standard for flame mitigation devices in safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/2021.

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