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Oct
15
2014
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Chairman Elliot Kaye, Chief of Staff Jana Fong-Swamidoss, Special Assistant Jonathan Midgett, Director of the Office of Communications, Scott Wolfson, and other CPSC staff will be meeting with members of Keeping Babies Safe as an introductory meeting and discussing issues of interest to their organization; including safe sleep and supplemental mattresses; 11:30 a.m. Bethesda Towers, room 724. The meeting was requested by Joyce Davis of Keeping Babies Safe. For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/8/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/8/14.
Oct
15
2014
6:00 AM to 7:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Anna Luo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Task Group teleconference to discuss possible solutions to slow cooker cord-pull incidents, 10 AM ET. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, contact Anna Luo, aluo@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/3/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/6/14.
Oct
15
2014
5:30 AM to 7:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, meeting with the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation to participate in a kick off meeting for the Barrier Research Study on upholstered furniture flammability. The meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. (PST) at 4244 South Market Court, Sacramento, CA. For additional information contact Rik Khanna, (301) 987-2508 or rkhanna@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/8/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/9/14.
Oct
15
2014
To
Oct
18
5:00 AM to 1:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Mary Toro, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending and presenting at the International Association of Trampoline Parks and ASTM F24 Committee Meetings; Doubletree Paradise Valley Hotel and the Valley Ho Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ . These meetings were requested by the International Association of Trampoline Parks and ASTM. For additional information, contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987-2222; email:rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/14. Posted to the Public Calendar 9/29/14.
Oct
14
2014
6:00 AM to 10:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic will tour UL Laboratories and meet with Keith Williams, President & CEO, Clyde Kofman, SVP and COO, UL Inc., Ben Miller, SVP and President, UL Commercial & Industrial, UL LLC, Barb Guthrie, SVP and Chief Public Safety Officer, UL Inc., Roy Lamothe, VP Global Business Development, Consumer, UL LLC, Ann Weeks, VP, Global Government Affairs, UL LLC, and Ken Boyce, Manager, Principal Engineers, Commercial & Industrial about developments and trends in product and consumer safety; 10:00 a.m., 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, IL. The tour and meetings were requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Bryce Dustman, (301) 504-7739. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/10/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/10/14.
Oct
14
2014
To
Oct
15
4:30 AM to 6:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Open to the Public
Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings, to discuss button/coin cell battery ingestion safety, toy battery safety and other various requirements for ANSI C18 battery standards; 8:30 a.m., NEMA Headquarters, 1300 North 17th Street, Rosslyn, VA. The meeting was requested by the ANSI C18 Secretary. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/7/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/8/14. (S)
Oct
10
2014
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the CANENA UL Technical Committee 61C telecon on safety requirements for household refrigerators and freezers; 3:00 pm EST to 4:30 pm EST. For information on this telecon, included call-in information, please contact Matthew B. Williams, of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers at 202-872-5955 ext. 317 or mwilliams@aham.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/8/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/9/14.
Oct
09
2014
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Open to the Public
Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group meeting; 1:30 p.m. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at (610) 832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/2/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/14.
Oct
09
2014
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic will be speaking at the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory General Membership Meeting at 9:00 a.m. EDT at the Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 S.E. Second Avenue, Miami, FL. The meeting was requested by Quinn Dodd. For additional information contact Bryce Dustman at (301) 504-7739. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/2/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/2/14.
Oct
08
2014
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Open to the Public
Staff from the Office of Compliance and Field Operations and the Directorate for Health Sciences will be meeting with Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance, Inc. to discuss labeling cautionary language for household products containing Methylene Chloride; 1:30-3:00 p.m. For additional information contact John Boja, (301) 504-7300. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/2/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/2/14.

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  • ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the warning requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • Khalisa Phillips, and other Engineering Sciences staff, will participate in a Webex meeting with the ASTM F15.09 Pictogram Task Group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Khalisa Phillips, and other Engineering Sciences staff, will participate in a Webex meeting with the ASTM F15.09 Pictogram Task Group on 07/01/2024 from 11am to 12pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss strangulation incidents on home playgrounds, and to continue developing a warning label pictogram to address the hazard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Khalisa Phillips, kphillips@cpsc.gov or (301)987-2592. Posted to the public calendar on 6/7/2024.

  • Commissioner Dziak Holding a Teleconference with Kids In Danger

    11:45 am to 12:15 pm

    Commissioner Dziak and staff will hold an introductory meeting with representatives from Kids In Danger (KID). Participants will include Kids In Danger Executive Director Nancy Cowles and Dev Gowda. Dev Gowda requested the meeting. For additional information please contact Dana Smullen at dsmullen@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 6/26/2024.

  • ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Scope Task Group Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a Webex meeting of the ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Scope Task Group on 7/1/2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to continue work on the draft voluntary standard for infant loungers. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Ashley Johnson at aajohnson@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • Duane Boniface and staff from the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will meet with Tom Neltner and other representatives of Unleaded Kids on lead regulatory reviews

    1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Duane Boniface and staff from the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will meet with Tom Neltner and other representatives of Unleaded Kids on lead regulatory reviews. This meeting was requested by Unleaded Kids. The meeting will be held on Tuesday July 2, from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET in a virtual meeting. For additional information, contact Duane Boniface, dboniface@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Posted in the public calendar on 6/24/2024.

  • National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) Research Agenda & USNWSAP Research Gaps Project

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be in participating a conference call with the Research Agenda & USNWSAP Research Gaps Project meeting on July 2 from 2-3 PM EST. This meeting is to discuss water safety model legislation. This conference call was requested by NDPA. For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. Posted in the Public Calendar 6/26/2024 and updated on 6/27/2024.

  • ASTM F15.19 Methods for Measuring Re-Breathing Task Group Meeting

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference meeting with the ASTM F15.19 Methods for Measuring Re-Breathing Task Group on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET to discuss a proposal from an ASTM member to develop standard test methods for measuring firmness, airflow, and CO2 re-breathing in infant products. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Ashley Johnson at aajohnson@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 6/20/2024.

  • Doug Lee and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Technical Committee 101 Virtual Meeting for Leakage Current for Utilization Equipment

    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Doug Lee and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Technical Committee 101 Virtual Meeting for Leakage Current for Utilization Equipment to discuss updates on topics: Leakage Current Human Body Perception, Proposed Circuits for test equipment, Study of Electrical Shock Reaction Effect for Mixed Frequency Signals, and Development of AFCI Interoperability Test; 3:00pm to 5:00pm Eastern time; The meeting was requested by Marina Currie, UL Project Manager. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/25/2024.

  • MEETING CANCELLED: ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the warning requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • Scott Ayers participating in CSA virtual meeting on common standard for fuel-burning appliances

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the directorate for engineering sciences with participate in a virtual meeting of the newly created CSA common standard TSC. The TSC is developing a new standard which will include common requirements for all gas-fired appliances under the Z21/83 umbrella, such as gas ranges, gas furnaces, and gas grills. The meeting was organized by the CSA common standard TSC. For more information on this meeting, including how to participate, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Zachary Foster, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual (Webex) meeting with the ASTM Infant Bath Tubs Warnings Task Group

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Zachary Foster, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual (Webex) meeting with the ASTM Infant Bath Tubs Warnings Task Group on 7/8/2024 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET. This meeting will explore potential revisions to warning requirements to better address hazards associated with infant bath tubs. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Zachary Foster at zfoster@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/14/2024.

  • Commissioner Boyle will meet with Representatives of NAFRA

    2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Commissioner Boyle and staff will participate in a meeting with representatives from the North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) on Monday, July 8th from 2:00pm to 2:30pm. The meeting was requested by Owen Jappen. The proposed agenda for this meeting includes a review summary of additional peer reviewed studies relating to halogenated flame retardants since prior NAFRA-CPSC interactions in 2020; review summary of regulatory/legislative action in other jurisdictions since prior NAFRA-CPSC meeting in 2020 relating to flame retardant grouping and class-based approaches. Participants will include Owen Jappen, Director Chemical Products & Technology & Rob Simon, VP Chemical Products & Technology. The meeting will be held virtually via Webex meeting. For additional information, please contact Eva Caldera at ECaldera@cpsc.gov.

  • Susan Bathalon, Sharon White Participating in an ASTM F15.60 Task Group Teleconference for Portable Swimming Pools.

    2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon and Sharon White from the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction (EXHR), participating in the ASTM F15.60 task group to discuss child resistant testing protocol for pool ladders. The meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2024, from 2:30 to 4 PM EDT. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Susan Bathalon sbathalon@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/8/2024 and posted in the public calendar on the same day.

  • CPSC staff will meet with American Chemistry Council’s (ACC’s) North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) to discuss flame retardant chemistries

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Meeting information: Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will meet with American Chemistry Council’s (ACC’s) North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) to discuss flame retardant chemistries. The meeting will be held virtually on Monday, July 8, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern time. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kristina Hatlelid at khatlelid@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2558. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/2024. Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/2024.

  • Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a virtual meeting with an ASTM F15.58 task group for self balancing scooters

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a virtual meeting with an ASTM F15.58 task group for self balancing scooters on 7/9/2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET). This is a meeting to discuss requirements for the new draft self balancing scooter standard under F15.58 jurisdiction. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/14/2024.

  • Commissioner Dziak Holding a Teleconference with Parents Against Tip-overs

    11:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Commissioner Dziak and staff will hold an introductory meeting with representatives from Parents Against Tip-overs (PAT). Participants will include PAT Board Members Brett Horn and Kimberly Amato. For additional information please contact Dana Smullen at dsmullen@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Virtual presentation on eFiling to the Consumer Products and International Trade and Customs Committees of the Retail Industry Leaders Association

    4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    eFiling Program Specialist Arthur Laciak will present virtually on eFiling to the Consumer Products and International Trade and Customs Committees of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). For more information, contact Arthur Laciak at alaciak@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/7/2024.

  • Scott Ayers Presenting on CPSC Fire Safety Program during the South Carolina Sixth Annual Fire & Community Risk Reduction Summit

    8:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will present on the CPSC fire safety program during the Mississippi fire & community risk reduction summit. The summit will be held in person in Pearl, MS and is hosted by the Mississippi state fire marshal’s office. The summit will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm ET. For more information on the summit, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual meeting of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Beds Guardrail task group

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Beds Guardrail task group on 7/10/2024 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to develop possible lower-bed guardrail requirements, and related requirements, for bunk beds. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/2/2024.

  • Laciak to speak at Risk Management and Captive Insurance Forum

    9:15 am to 10:00 am

    eFiling Program Specialist will present at the 2024 Risk Management and Captive Insurance Forum, hosted by CSP EduNetworking. He will provide an overview of eFiling, including the Product Registry and timeline, and answer questions from attendees. For more information, visit: https://web.cvent.com/event/2214f8cf-f342-4c7d-bdeb-0ff9013183f1/summary. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Allyson Tenney, Lisa Scott, and Justin Jirgl to attend Sleep Products Safety Council meeting.

    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Allyson Tenney, Lisa Scott and Justin Jirgl, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will meet with the Sleep Products Safety Council (SPSC) on July 10, 2024, in Alexandria, VA from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This meeting was requested by SPSC to discuss assembling a task group focused on developing options for revising 16 CFR 1632 Standard for the Flammability of Mattresses and Mattress Pads. CPSC staff will be hosting a comprehensive hybrid meeting in late October 2024. Full details on the stakeholder meeting will be available at the end of July 2024. For additional information, please contact Lisa Scott at lscott@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2064. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Khalisa Phillips, and other CPSC staff will participate in a virtual meeting with the ASTM F15.19 Wearable Infant Blankets Subcommittee on July 10, 2024 from 1:00PM TO 2:30PM

    1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Khalisa Phillips, PhD, Division of Human Factors, and other staff within the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction (EXHR), will participate in a virtual (Webex) meeting of the ASTM F15.19 Wearable Infant Blankets Subcommittee on Wednesday, July 10th, 2024 from 1:00PM – 2:30PM (ET). The meeting will continue addressing negatives on the balloted standard and will discuss patterns in incident data. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including the meeting location/call-in information, contact Khalisa Phillips, kphillips@cpsc.gov 301-987-2592. Posted to the public calendar on 6/10/2024.

  • Tim Smith and other CPSC staff will be participating in a meeting of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Beds Stairs task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual (Webex) meeting of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Beds Stairs task group on 7/11/2024 from 11:00 AM to Noon ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to develop stair-related requirements for bunk beds. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 6/21/2024.

  • ASTM F15.59 Step Stools and Standing Towers Task Group Meeting

    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    Brad Gordon, Directorate of Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in recurring teleconference meetings with the ASTM F15.59 Standing Tower and Step Stool Performance Task Group Meeting. The Task Group plans to meet on July 11, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM to discuss the development of a new standard for children’s step stools and standing towers. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Brad Gordon at BGordon@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/11/2024.

  • Scott Ayers Attending NFPA 30 Meeting on the Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate of Engineering Sciences will participate in a meeting with the NFPA 30 Combustible Liquid Code's Storage and Warehousing Committee in Quincy, MA on July 15 and 16, 2024. This is a first draft meeting for the next edition to NFPA 30. NFPA will host the meeting. For more information on this meeting, including how to attend, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). ). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/1/2024.

  • Mark Kumagai, Caroleene Paul, and Han Lim of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will participate in a virtual meeting with P & L Global of Spain

    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    At the request of Diego Hernandez of P & L Global, Mark Kumagai, Caroleene Paul, and Han Lim, Directorate for Engineering Sciences will meet virtually for P & L Global to provide information about an AirROPS rollover protective structure (ROPS) system on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). For additional information, please contact Han Lim (HLim@cpsc.gov; 301-987-2327). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/1/2024.

  • MEETING CANCELLED: ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the warning requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) Model Legislation Committee Meeting

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be in participating a conference call with the Model Legislation Committee meeting on July 15, 12:00 to 1:00 PM EST. This meeting is to discuss water safety model legislation. This conference call was requested by NDPA. For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. Posted in the Public Calendar 6/26/2024.

  • Simon Lee, Jr. and other CPSC staff will participate in a meeting with the ASTM F15.75 Subcommittee on Connected Products

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Simon Lee, Jr., Division of Electrical Engineering and Fire Sciences and other staff, will be participating in a Microsoft Teams meeting with the ASTM F15.75 Subcommittee on Connected Products on July 15th, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET. This is a meeting to see results of balloting for the recent draft from Subcommittee discussions on artificial intelligence/machine learning and to review any needed comments, revisions, or updates. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Simon Lee, Jr. at splee@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2035. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/9/2024.

  • Susan Bathalon and Sharon White Participating in an ASTM F15.60 Subcommittee Teleconference for Above Ground Portable Swimming Pools.

    2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon and Sharon White from the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction (EXHR), participating in the ASTM F15.60 subcommittee meeting to discuss child resistant testing protocol for pool ladders. The meeting is scheduled for July 16, 2024, from 2:30 to 4 PM EDT. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Susan Bathalon sbathalon@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/8/2024.

  • Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference meeting with the ASTM F15.19 Methods for Measuring Re-Breathing Task Group

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference meeting with the ASTM F15.19 Methods for Measuring Re-Breathing Task Group on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET to discuss a proposal from an ASTM member to develop standard test methods for measuring firmness, airflow, and CO2 re-breathing in infant products. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Ashley Johnson at aajohnson@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/9/2024.

  • Meeting of the UL Standards & Engagement (ULSE) Wireless Power Transfer in Cordless Appliances Task Group

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in the sixth meeting of the UL Standards & Engagement (ULSE) Wireless Power Transfer in Cordless Appliances Task Group to develop proposed safety standards requirements to include in UL 60335-2-X - Household and Similar Electrical Appliances – Safety – Part 2-X: Particular Requirements; Virtual; 9:00 to 10:30am ET. For additional information please contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057; e-mail: atrotta@cpsc.gov . Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/8/2024.

  • Closed Commission Meeting

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Subject of Closed Meeting: Briefing Matter.Date of Closed Meeting: July 17, 2024; 10 a.m. Record of Commission Vote: On July 15, 2024, the Commission voted unanimously (5-0) to close the meeting and shorten the time period for public notice of the meeting. 16 C.F.R. § 1013.3(c).Commission’s Explanation of Closing: This meeting may be properly closed under Exemptions 3, 4, 7, 9 and 10; 16 CFR § 1013.4(b)(3), (4), (7), (9) and (10). This meeting will involve discussion of the following: (1) matters specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than 5 U.S.C. 552) (Exemption 3); (2) trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential (Exemption 4); (3) investigatory records to the extent that the production of such records or information would (a) interfere with enforcement proceedings and (b) disclose investigative techniques and procedures (Exemption 7); (4) information the premature disclosure of which is likely to frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action (Exemption 9); and (5) the Agency's issuance of a subpoena, or the Agency's participation in a civil action or proceeding … or the initiation, conduct, or disposition by the Agency of a particular case of formal agency adjudication pursuant to the procedures in 5 U.S.C. 554 or otherwise involving a determination on the record after opportunity for hearing (exemption 10). In voting to close the meeting, the Commission has determined that, on balance, considering the relative advantages and disadvantages to the public of conducting the meeting in open or closed session, the public interest would best be served by closing the meeting based on the Exemptions identified. The General Counsel has certified that the meeting may be properly closed to the public under the referenced exemptions.Purpose of this Notice: This document gives notice that the Commission has decided to close the meeting described above. This notice is given pursuant to the Commission’s rules issued under the Government in the Sunshine Act (16 C.F.R. § 1013.4(c)(4)).

  • ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Scope Task Group Meeting

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a Webex meeting of the ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Scope Task Group on 7/17/2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to continue work on the draft voluntary standard for infant loungers. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Ashley Johnson at aajohnson@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • Scott Ayers participating in CSA virtual meeting on common standard for fuel-burning appliances

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the directorate for engineering sciences with participate in a virtual meeting of the newly created CSA common standard TSC. The TSC is developing a new standard which will include common requirements for all gas-fired appliances under the Z21/83 umbrella, such as gas ranges, gas furnaces, and gas grills. The meeting was organized by the CSA common standard TSC. For more information on this meeting, including how to participate, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/1/2024.

  • ASTM F15.29 WK84464 F1487 Mounds/Playground Task Group

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a Webex meeting with the ASTM F15.29 WK84464 F1487 Mounds/Playground Task Group on 07/17/2024 from 2pm to 3pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss the requirements for play mounds on public playgrounds. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the public calendar 7/5/2024.

  • Laciak to speak at USFIA Washington Trade Symposium

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    eFiling Program Specialist Arthur Laciak will speak on a panel at the United States Fashion Industry Association Washington Trade Symposium in Washington, D.C. He will provide an overview of eFiling. For more information, visit: https://www.usfashionindustry.com/events/washington-trade-symposium. Posted to the public calendar on 6/26/2024.

  • Doug Lee and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, will be participating in a Global Button Battery Task Force meeting to discuss global button battery safety collaborations and initiatives

    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Doug Lee and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, will be participating in a Global Button Battery Task Force meeting to discuss global button battery safety collaborations and initiatives; 3:30pm to 4:30pm Eastern, by teleconference. The meeting was requested by Dr. Ian Jacobs, Co-Chair, Button Battery Task Force. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301)987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/10/2024.

  • JFK Area Investigators are Participating in the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Quarterly Trade Meeting

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Compliance Investigator Deborah Bonardi will participate in the Port of JFK Customs Brokers quarterly trade meeting to provide an overview of the CPSC mission and an overview of new product regulations at the CPSC. This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at 10AM at JFK Airport Building 77, Jamaica, NY 11430. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, please contact Supervisory Compliance Investigator Marcy Van Winkle at mvanwinkle@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/12/2024.

  • CANCELLED: ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Performance Requirements task group.

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Performance Requirements task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the performance requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024 and updated on 7/15/2024.

  • ANSI / Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) -4 for Aboveground and Onground Residential Swimming Pools

    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Susan Bathalon and other staff will be participating in a conference call with American National Standard (ANSI)/Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) to discuss Aboveground and Onground Residential Swimming Pools The meeting is scheduled for July 18, 2024, at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST. This is a meeting to discuss the balloting process of the standard. This conference call with participation registration was requested by the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA). For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Posted in the Public Calendar 7/8/2024.

  • Sharon White will participate in a virtual meeting with the roll out cart task group - ANSI Z245.30

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Sharon White, Division of Human Factors, will participate in a virtual meeting with the roll out cart task group on July 18, 2024, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT. The task group will discuss strengthening the labeling requirements in ANSI Z245.30 to address incidents involving these products. Other requirements to address these incidents may also be considered. The meeting was requested by the ANSI Z245.30 Committee. For more information, including log-in information, contact Sharon White at 301-987-2562 or swhite@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/9/2024.

  • Commissioners Feldman and Dziak Holding a Teleconference with That Water Bead Lady

    1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Commissioners Feldman and Dziak will hold a teleconference with Ashley Haugen of That Water Bead Lady to discuss water beads. Ashley Haugen requested the meeting. For additional information please contact Dana Smullen at dsmullen@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/11/2024.

  • MEETING CANCELLED: ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the warning requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • Pool and Hot Tube Alliance, PHTA-16 Standard Writing Committee (SWC)

    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    CPSC staff will be participating via virtual meetings of the Pool and Hot Tube Alliance, PHTA-16 Standard Writing Committee (SWC) on July 22, 2024, 02:00 to 04:00 PM EST. Meeting agenda includes discussions on revisions to the APSP-16 2017 American National Standard for Suction Outlet Fitting Assemblies (SOFA) for Use in Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, referenced in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Act (VGBA). The meetings are open to the public. For additional information, including meeting attendance, please contact rkempske@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar 2/26/2024, updated 5/14/2024.

  • Scott Ayers and Others Participating in Virtual ASTM Meeting on Candle Safety

    11:00 am to 12:30 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences and others will participate in a virtual meeting with the ASTM F15.45 subcommittee on candles to review recent candle recalls and reports, including those posted to SaferProducts.gov. The meeting was organized by ASTM F15.45 subcommittee. For more information on this meeting, including how to participate, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Posted to the public calendar on 7/9/2024.

  • Vineed Dayal and Greg Ota participating in: Helmets – NOCSAE Standards Committee Meeting

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Vineed Dayal and Greg Ota, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will participate in a meeting located in Cleveland, OH on July 26, 2024, starting at 1:00 PM ET time with the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE). The subcommittee will review and discuss standards related to helmets and other sports equipment. For additional information contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 2/22/2024.

  • Scott Ayers will attend and present at the 2024 National Association of State Fire Marshals' 34th Annual Fire Prevention & Safety Symposium

    9:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate of Engineering Sciences will attend and present at the 2024 National Association of State Fire Marshals' 34th Annual Fire Prevention & Safety Symposium. The Symposium runs daily from 8am to 5pm CT in Kansas City, MO. Scott's presentation will be on Tuesday July 30, from 9:25 to 10:05 am CT and focus on the CPSC's work on fire safety. The symposium is organized by and hosted by the National Association of State Fire Marshals. To learn more of this symposium, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 7/12/2024.

  • MEETING CANCELLED: ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, Webex meetings of the ASTM F15.16 Nursing Pillows Warnings task group. These meetings were requested by ASTM to discuss the warning requirements of the draft voluntary standard for nursing pillows. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Tim Smith at tsmith@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/6/2024.

  • ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Performance Requirements Task Group Meeting

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Ashley Johnson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a Webex meeting of the ASTM F15.21 Infant Loungers Performance Requirements Task Group. This meeting was requested by ASTM to continue work on the draft voluntary standard for infant loungers. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Ashley Johnson at aajohnson@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/15/2024.

  • ASTM F15.58 E-Scooters Warnings/Labels Task Group

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate of Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference meeting with the ASTM F15.58 task group on Warnings/Labels for E-Scooters. The task group plans to meet on Tuesday, July 30, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, ET to discuss the development of marking, labeling, and instructional literature requirements for a new standard for commercial e-scooters. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov. Posted in the public calendar on 7/11/2024.

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