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Oct
16
2012
To
Oct
17
4:00 AM to 5:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Association Meeting
Retailers & Buyers: Your Roles in Federal Consumer Product Safety. In this session tailored towards buyers and retailers, you will learn not only about a retailer’s responsibilities under federal law but the tools available to you to protect your customers and yourselves. Additional information is available at www.cpsc.gov/retailer. Information may also be relevant for manufacturers and exhibitors unable to attend the Monday presentation.
Oct
15
2012
To
Oct
16
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Association Meeting
*Commissioner Nancy Nord will participate in the ABC Kid’s Expo in Louisville, KY. For additional information contact Timothy Reggev, (301) 504-7040. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/4/12. Posted on Master Calendar 10/5/12.
Oct
15
2012
To
Oct
23
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Association Meeting
Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.
Oct
15
2012
To
Oct
16
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Public Hearing
Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking to attendees at the 2012 ABC Kids Expo at the Louisville, KY Exposition Center.
Oct
15
2012
To
Oct
16
4:00 AM to 5:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Association Meeting
Mr. Cohen will be available all day on Monday and Tuesday of the Expo to speak and can be reached via Twitter @CPSCSmallBiz and via email at ncohen@cpsc.gov during the Expo. The presentation was requested by Neal Cohen to provide businesses manufacturing, importing, and selling juvenile products an update of the U.S. regulatory requirements and to prepare those businesses for the periodic testing requirements that become effective on February 8, 2013. For additional information, please contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/10/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/11/12.
Oct
15
2012
4:00 AM to 5:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Association Meeting
Exhibitors: Are you ready for February 2013? CPSC Update on Product Safety Rules and Periodic Testing Requirements. In this session tailored towards manufacturers, importers, private labelers, and others, we will discuss recent and pending changes to regulations for durable infant products and other children’s products. We will also spend a great deal of time discussing the testing and certification requirements of CPSIA and the periodic testing requirements that are set to go into effect in February 8, 2013. See www.cpsc.gov/3PT and www.cpsc.gov/durableinfantproducts for additional resources and links.
Oct
11
2012
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Richard O’Brien, Director of International Programs, will speak about international regulatory cooperation in product safety work at the Consumer Interest Forum of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to be held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20001. The presentation was requested by ANSI. For additional information, contact Karen Hughes of ANSI, (212) 642-4992. Email: khughes@ansi.org Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.
Oct
11
2012
To
Oct
12
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Public Hearing
The U .S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is inviting affected stakeholders and other interested people to attend a free, 2-day public ATV Safety Summit, titled, “Working together to keep families safe on ATVs.” The ATV Safety Summit will be held October 11-12, 2012.For more information, please see http://www.cpsc.gov/meetingsignup.html and click on the link for ATV Safety Summit. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/15/12. Posted in Public Calendar 8/15/12.
Oct
10
2012
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in ASTM workgroup for battery operated toys via teleconference to discuss requirements for ASTM F963 to address battery ingestion and high energy battery hazards; 2:00 p.m. The teleconference was requested by the ASTM Workgroup chair. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/2/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/12.
Oct
10
2012
6:00 AM to 8:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Open to the Public
Hearing Room 420Open to the PublicMatters to be DiscussedDecisional Matters:Consideration of Opportunities to Reduce Third Party Testing Costs Consistent with Assuring the Compliance of Children’s ProductsA live webcast of the Meeting can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov/webcast

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Events for 14

  • Daniel Taxier and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee

    9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee to discuss safety standards and other concerns for amusement rides and devices on February 1, 2023; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including location details, contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

  • Closed Commission Meeting

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Subject of Closed Meeting: Briefing Matter. Date of Closed Meeting: February 1, 2023; 10:00 a.m. Record of Commission Vote: On January 30, 2023, the Commission voted (3-0-1) to close the meeting. Commission’s Explanation of Closing: This meeting may be properly closed under Exemptions 3, 4, 7 and 9; 16 CFR § 1013.4(b)(3), (4), (7), and (9). 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); and (4) information the premature disclosure of which is likely to frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action (Exemption 9). In deciding 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)).

  • MEETING CANCELLED - NEW MEETING DATE TBD: Meeting of the ASTM F15.18 Bassinets Elevated Surfaces & Incident Data Review Task Group @ February 1, 2023, 10:00 am – 11:00 am ET

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    MEETING CANCELLED - NEW MEETING DATE TBD: Celestine Kish, Division of Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual (Webex) meeting of the ASTM F15.18 Bassinets Elevated Surfaces & Incident Data Review Task Group on February 1, 2023, @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am ET. The meeting will discuss the proposed performance requirements to prevent consumers from placing bassinets on elevated surfaces, and was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including log-in information, please contact Celestine Kish (ckish@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/16/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/16/2022.

  • Carter Bosse and others will participate in a virtual meeting of the ASTM F15.81 subcommittee for PFAS in Consumer Products

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Carter Bosse of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff, will participate in an ASTM F15.81 subcommittee meeting for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in consumer products on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM ET. The meeting will discuss the progress made on the draft standard guide for evaluating PFAS in consumer products, as well as next steps in the writing process. For more information on this meeting, please contact Carter Bosse (email: LBosse@cpsc.gov or call: (301)-987-2224). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/13/2023.

  • Andrew Newens will participate in a virtual meeting with the ASTM F15.79 Beach Umbrellas Task Group

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in a virtual meeting with the ASTM F15.79 Beach Umbrellas Task Group. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss the creation of a new standard test method for the strength and durability of consumer beach umbrellas. 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 1/17/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/17/2023.

  • Kristen Talcott and other CPSC staff will participate in a closed meeting with representatives from IKEA

    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

    Kristen Talcott, of Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a closed meeting with representatives from IKEA, including Tracey Kelly (IKEA US Retail), Malin Nasman (IKEA US Retail), Christofer Bratt (IKEA of Sweden), Johan Sanden (IKEA of Sweden). The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 1:30 pm ET at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center in Rockville, MD. The meeting is closed to the public due to a discussion of proprietary data that is confidential commercial information. The meeting was requested by IKEA. For additional information contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

  • Khalisa Phillips and other CPSC staff participating in a teleconference with the Scope Task Group, ASTM F15.19, for Wearable Infant Blankets

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Khalisa Phillips, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC Staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.19, Wearable Infant Blankets Scope Task Group on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 3-4PM (EST) to develop the scope of products covered by a standard for wearable infant blankets. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Khalisa Phillips at kphillips@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/27/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/27/2022.

  • Treye Thomas participating in UL 2904 STP meeting on 3D printers

    8:00 am to 10:00 am

    Treye Thomas and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction (EXHR) staff are participating in a meeting of the UL STP 2904 Chemical and Particle Emissions from 3D Printers. The meeting will include the review and discussion of the comments on the UL 2904 standard that will address the safe use of 3D printing devices; February 2 from 8 am to 10 am ET. For additional information, contact Treye Thomas at tthomas@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

  • Daniel Taxier and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee to discuss safety standards and other concerns for amusement rides and devices on February 2, 2023; 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including location details, contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

  • Commissioner Feldman and Staff to attend the DRI Product Liability Conference

    10:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Commissioner Feldman and staff will attend DRI’s Product Liability Conference in Austin, TX. The conference starts on Thursday, February 2, 2023, and ends on Friday, February 3, 2023. For more information, please contact John Mitchell at jmitchell@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/1/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/1/2023.

  • Daniel Taxier and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee

    8:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee to discuss safety standards and other concerns for amusement rides and devices on February 3, 2023; 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including location details, contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

  • Susan Bathalon is participating in a conference call with the US National Water Safety Action Plan (USNWSAP)

    10:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon is participating in a conference call with the US National Water Safety Action Plan (USNWSAP) to discuss water safety and drowning prevention. Staff will be participating in the water safety panel discussion of USNWSAP survey results. The meeting is scheduled for February 3, 2023, from 10:00 to 2:00 PM EST. This conference call with participation registration was requested by USNWSAP. For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/01/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/01/2023.

  • Commissioner Feldman and Staff will hold a meeting with representatives of the Texas Association of Business

    2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Commissioner Feldman and staff will hold a meeting with representative of the Texas Association of Business to discuss the role of the Consumer Product Safety Commission in ensuring consumer safety. Attendees included are to be determined. For additional information, please contact John Mitchell at jmitchell@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/02/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/02/2023.

  • Daniel Taxier and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee

    8:00 am to 11:00 am

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices committee to discuss safety standards and other concerns for amusement rides and devices on February 4, 2023; 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including location details, contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/24/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2023.

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