March
02, 2017
8:00 To 9:00
Rockville, MD
Melanie Biggs Attending the ASTM D22.05 Spray Polyurethane Foam Task Group Meeting

Melanie Biggs, Directorate for Health Sciences, will be attending the ASTM D22.05 Spray Polyurethane Foam Task Group meeting; 8:00 a.m., at the American Chemical Council, 700 2nd Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002.  This meeting was requested by ASTM. For more information, please contact Melanie Biggs at mbiggs@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/18/17. 

January
26, 2017
1:30 To 3:00
Bethesda, MD
CPSC, Health Canada and PROFECO Hosting Trilateral Webinar on Textile Compliance

(This meeting was previously scheduled for November 16, 2016.)

Staff from the U.S. CPSC, Health Canada, and PROFECO are jointly hosting a trilateral webinar to provide industry stakeholders—including manufacturers, importers, and exporters of general clothing, sleepwear, and textile products—with an overview of the relevant product safety requirements in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The webinar will start at 1:30 p.m. and last approximately 90 minutes. Presenting will be William Cusey, Deputy Small Business Ombudsman, CPSC; Cristina Micali from the Consumer Product Safety Directorate, Health Canada; and Agustin Adame, Director of Physical and Technological Investigations, PROFECO. Pre-register for the webinar here.  (Space is limited.)  Registrants will receive log-in information for the call via e-mail after registering. For additional information contact, Will Cusey at (301) 504-7833. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/27/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/16.

January
26, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Candle Accessories Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candle Accessories Fire Safety from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST.  For more information on this teleconference please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/6/17.  

January
26, 2017
9:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Jim Joholske, Mary House, John Blachere Meeting with eFiling Alpha Pilot Participants

Jim Joholske, John Blachere (Office of Import Surveillance); Mary House (Office of the General Counsel) meeting with eFiling Alpha Pilot Participants to discuss the completion of the eFiling Alpha Pilot test of CPSC PGA Message Set filings and to solicit feedback from the industry participants on all aspect of participation; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST.  The meeting was requested by CPSC Office of Import Surveillance. 

The CPSC eFiling Alpha Pilot successfully concluded on December 31, 2016.  Jim Joholske and the eFiling team will hold a discussion with the eFiling Alpha Pilot participants to gather feedback and recommendations based on their experiences preparing for and participating in the Pilot.

The meeting can be viewed online at https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/Multi-media/Webcast/Live-Webcast/ or can be attended in person.  Please register by noon on January 25, 2017 if you plan to attend in person:  https://www.cpsc.gov/content/cpsc-efiling-alpha-pilot-participant-feedack-disccussion-registration-form.  

For additional information contact Jim Joholske, (301) 504-7527.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/13/17. 

January
26, 2017
9:00 To 10:00
Rockville, MD
Han Lim Meeting Participating in Teleconference with Members of the American National Standards Institute

Han Lim, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference with members of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z21.1 (Household Cooking Gas Appliances) and Z21.20 (Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use) to discuss possible changes to applicable standards that may address issues involving electronic control panels on gas range ovens such as overheating electronic components, ovens turning on by themselves, and loss of temperature control. This teleconference will be a continuation of the November 17, 2016 teleconference; 9:00 am ET; The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) will facilitate the discussions for this teleconference. For additional information, contact Han Lim,(301)987-2327; e-mail: hlim@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/10/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/10/17. 

January
25, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F 15.45 Teleconference on Candle Visible Emissions

Scott Ayers , Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F 15.45 teleconference on candle visible emissions from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.  For more information on this teleconference, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/13/17.

January
25, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candle Fire Safety from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST.  For more information on this teleconference please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/5/17. 

January
25, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Commission Meeting - (1) Decisional Matter: Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) - Termination of Rulemaking (2) Decisional Matter: Proposed Rule: Amendments to Fireworks Regulations

Matters to be Considered:

1. Decisional Matter:  Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) - Termination of Rulemaking (10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.) 

2. Decisional Matter:  Proposed Rule:  Amendments to Fireworks Regulations (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

A live webcast of the Meeting can be viewed at https://www.cpsc.gov/live

 

January
24, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Andrew Lock and Others Meeting with Kurt Reimann and Others Regarding Upholstered Furniture Flammability

Andrew Lock, Ph.D., Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff meeting with Kurt Reimann, Ph.D., Kurt Reimann & Assoc., Inc.,  Munjal Patel, Polyurethanes, ICL-IP, Stanislav Stoliarov, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland, and Peter Senez , Jensen Hughes to discuss their recent research on upholstered furniture flammability and fire science.  The meeting was requested by Dr. Kurt Reimann.  The meeting will  be held at CPSC’s Rockville location, NPTEC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, Maryland at 10:00 a.m.  For additional information, contact Dr. Andrew Lock at 301-987-2099 or alock@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/17/17. 

January
24, 2017
9:00 To 10:00
Han Lim Participating in a Teleconference with Members of the American National Standards Institute

Han Lim, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference with members of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z21.1 (Household Cooking Gas Appliances) and Z21.20 (Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use) to discuss possible changes to applicable standards that may address issues involving electronic control panels on gas range ovens such as overheating electronic components, ovens turning on by themselves, and loss of temperature control. This teleconference is a continuation of the December 6, 2016 teleconference, where a smaller work group was examining the standards involving electronic componentry; 9:00 am ET; The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) will facilitate the discussions for this teleconference. For additional information, contact Han Lim,(301)987-2327; e-mail: hlim@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/18/17.