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

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candle Fire Safety Incidents from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT.  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 1/25/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/25/17.

March
16, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
Bethesda, MD
Mary Toro and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with the International Federation of Inspection Agencies

Mary Toro, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and other CPSC staff meeting with the International Federation of Inspection Agencies to discuss the conformity assessment sector’s experience with the CPSC’s third-party testing program; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420.  For additional information contact Mary Toro, (301) 504-7586 or Allyson Tenney, (301) 987-2769.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/22/17. 

March
08, 2017
10:00 To 5:00
Bethesda, MD
Hearing: Portable Generators: Oral Presentations on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland

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

 

March
02, 2017
11:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Mohorovic and Staff Meeting with Representatives from the National Fireworks Association

Commissioner Joseph P. Mohorovic and staff meeting with board members from the National Fireworks Association (NFA); and Mr. Mark Anderson, Senior Advisor, Kelley, Drye, & Warren, counsel to NFA, to discuss CPSC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding amendments to fireworks regulations. The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 722. The meeting was requested by Mr. Anderson. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/22/17. 

March
02, 2017
10:00 To 11:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Mohorovic and Staff Meeting with Representatives from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Commissioner Joseph P. Mohorovic and staff meeting with representatives from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM): Mr. Joseph McGuire, President; Mr. Kevin Messner, Senior Vice President, Policy and Government Relations; Ms. Jennifer Cleary, Sr. Director, Regulatory Affairs; and Mr. Charles Samuels of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, counsel to AHAM. The meeting is to discuss AHAM’s work on voluntary standards for home appliances as well as other safety matters related to home appliances. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 722. The meeting was requested by Ms. Cleary. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/17/17. 

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. 

March
01, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Decisional: Magnet Sets Safety Standard - Removal from the Code of Federal Regulations

Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland

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

 

February
28, 2017
3:00 To 4:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Boaz Green, Senior Counsel, Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM):  Joseph McGuire, President; Kevin Messner, Senior Vice President, Policy and Government Relations; Charles Samuels, Counsel; Jenifer Cleary, Sr. Director, Regulatory Affairs, to discuss AHAM’s work on voluntary standards for home appliances as well as other safety matters related to home appliances; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Jennifer Cleary.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr at dyahr@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/22/17. 

February
28, 2017
1:00 To 2:00
Rockville, MD
Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Attending a Teleconference with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 277 Upholstered Furniture Secondary Task Group

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff listening to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 277 Upholstered Furniture Secondary Task Group teleconference to participate in a voluntary standards development for upholstered furniture.  The meeting will be held via teleconference at 1:00 p.m. EST.  The call-in information is 1-855-747-8824; Passcode:  533726.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock (301) 987-2099, alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/16/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/16/17. 

February
28, 2017
12:00 To 2:00
Rockville, MD
Melanie Biggs Participating in a Meeting to Discuss ASTM F15 Safety Standard for Paint Strippers Via Webinar

Melanie Biggs, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a meeting to discuss a proposal to develop a new ASTM F15 Safety Standard for paint strippers containing methylene chloride via webinar, starting at 10:00 a.m.  To attend, please go to https://astm.webex.com/astm/j.php?MTID=m20a1370759a71b2b95a5c9efdb9e1ded.  Enter in the Meeting Code: 799 294 078 if a password is required.  For more information, please contact Melanie Biggs at mbiggs@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Public Calendar 2/15/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/15/17.