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
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
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
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. 

February
28, 2017
9:00 To 4:30
Gaithersburg, MD
Scott Heh Attending "Developing Conformity Assessment Guidance: A NIST Workshop"

Scott Heh, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will attend a Workshop on Developing Conformity Assessment Guidance.  The workshop is hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  For more information please contact Scott Heh (sheh@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7646).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/14/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/15/17.  

February
27, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Celestine Kish Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Bath Seat Tub Test Fixture TG

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding infant bath seat test fixture; 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  The task group will be reviewing the adequacy of the test fixture.  The conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2547.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/14/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/15/17. 

February
27, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
Rockville, MD
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 will be a continuation of the January 26, 2017 teleconference; 2:00 pm 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 2/8/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/9/17.

February
27, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the F15.45 Teleconference on Rewriting ASTM F2601 Candle Accessory Standard

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on rewriting ASTM F2601, the candle accessory standard from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST.  For more information on this meeting contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/13/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/13/17.