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
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
19, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Steve Hanway Participating in an ASTM Meeting(s) Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Steve Hanway, Directorate for Epidemiology, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a meeting with the ASTM Liquid Laundry Packets subcommittee data subteam regarding the F3159-15 voluntary standard; 2:00 p.m.  The subcommittee will be discussing the voluntary standard and evaluating the effectiveness of the voluntary standard.  The meeting will be held via teleconference.  This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Steve Hanway at shanway@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7256.  A possible pre-meeting may be held with Mr. Hanway and others from the data team on January 19 to specifically discuss exposure metrics.  The exact time is to be determined.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/11/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/11/17. 

January
18, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
Rockville, MD
Ronald Jordan Participating Via Conference Call/Webex in a Meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate via conference call/webex in a meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliances; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EDST, Room 151-01, CPSC , 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by CSA Group and is an open meeting. For meeting information contact Shannon Corcoran, CSA Group (216) 524-4990  or Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/11/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/12/17. 

January
18, 2017
11:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the UL 1370 Teleconference on Unvented Fuel Burning Portable Fireplaces

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the UL 1370 teleconference on unvented fuel burning portable fireplaces from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST.  For more information on this meeting please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/11/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/11/17.