Jun
29
2018
Janet Buyer, Matthew Brookman and Other CPSC Staff Holding a Public Meeting to Give Presentation Regarding Portable Generators (Meeting Postponed)
10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
6/29/18 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Bethesda, MD
Topic: Carbon Monoxide
Category: Meeting
Status: Open to the Public
2018-06-29 10:00:00 2018-06-29 11:30:00 America/New_York Janet Buyer, Matthew Brookman and Other CPSC Staff Holding a Public Meeting to Give Presentation Regarding Portable Generators (Meeting Postponed)

The meeting is postponed to a new date that will be announced in the future.

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff are holding a public meeting to present an overview of how CPSC staff is evaluating the effectiveness of CO safety shutoff devices on portable generators.  Two voluntary standards for portable generators (ANSI/PGMA G300-2018 and ANSI/UL 2201-2018 ) have recently been revised to contain requirements for a generator-mounted shutoff system that will shut the generator off when carbon monoxide (CO) accumulates to certain concentrations around the generator.  The meeting is being held at CPSC, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD in the hearing room on the 4th floor, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m..  For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will be webcast at https://www.cpsc.gov/live and those wanting to comment or ask questions can also call 888-795-5407 passcode 62828.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/12/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/12/18.  (S)

 

Bethesda, MD

The meeting is postponed to a new date that will be announced in the future.

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff are holding a public meeting to present an overview of how CPSC staff is evaluating the effectiveness of CO safety shutoff devices on portable generators.  Two voluntary standards for portable generators (ANSI/PGMA G300-2018 and ANSI/UL 2201-2018 ) have recently been revised to contain requirements for a generator-mounted shutoff system that will shut the generator off when carbon monoxide (CO) accumulates to certain concentrations around the generator.  The meeting is being held at CPSC, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD in the hearing room on the 4th floor, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m..  For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will be webcast at https://www.cpsc.gov/live and those wanting to comment or ask questions can also call 888-795-5407 passcode 62828.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/12/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/12/18.  (S)