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Feb
04
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Amusement Rides, Trampoline Parks, and Adventure Attractions
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
03
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
03
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
03
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Amusement Rides, Trampoline Parks, and Adventure Attractions
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
02
To
Feb
04
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
02
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
02
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Amusement Rides, Trampoline Parks, and Adventure Attractions
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
01
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler, Wearables
Open to the Public
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.
Feb
01
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Furniture
Closed to the Public
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.
Feb
01
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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)).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ASTM F15.78 Motorized Partitions Task Group Meeting

    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15.78 Motorized Partitions Task Group to discuss the development of a new safety standard for motorized partitions on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00PM (ET). This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/19/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/19/2023. Updated on 1/30/2023 to reflect new meeting date.

  • Khalisa Phillips and other CPSC staff participating in a teleconference with the Warning Development 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 Performance Requirements Task Group on February 06, 2023, from 3-4PM (EST) to develop 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 11/25/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/25/2022.

  • Doug Lee and Einstein Miller, and others will be participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP 943) task group meeting.

    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Doug Lee and Einstein Miller, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and others participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP 943) task group virtual meeting to discuss ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) performance for frequencies other than 60 Hz; 10am – 12pm pm; The meeting was requested by Roger Pareja, UL Standards Specialist. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/31/2023.

  • Rana Balci-Sinha and other CPSC staff will participate in a partially closed meeting with representatives from IKEA

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Rana Balci-Sinha, Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a partially closed meeting with representatives from IKEA. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 1:00 pm ET at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center in Rockville, MD. The meeting will be partially closed to the public due to a discussion of proprietary window covering concepts. The meeting was requested by IKEA. For additional information contact Rana Balci-Sinha, rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/30/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/30/2023.

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

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 Methods for Measuring Re-Breathing Task Group to discuss a proposal from an ASTM member to develop a standard test method for measuring re-breathing in infant bedding materials on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 3:00PM – 4:00PM (ET). This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/26/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/26/2023.

  • Scott Ayers Participating in International Code Council (ICC) Federal Code Users Virtual Meeting

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will participate in the quarterly ICC Federal Code Users virtual meeting. The meeting discussion will include topics of interest to federal agencies related to the current ICC code cycle. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/31/2023.

  • Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and his staff are participating in a closed meeting with Representatives from IKEA.

    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, from 3:30pm ET to 4:30pm ET at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center in Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by IKEA. This meeting is closed due to a discussion on proprietary stock window covering concepts. For additional information contact Annie Campbell at ACampbell@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/31/2023.

  • Vineed Dayal, Zachary Goldstein, and other CPSC Staff participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 Task Group Meeting

    9:00 am to 11:00 am

    Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on February 8, 2023, from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET with UL STP 3300, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots) task groups. The groups will work on items assigned at the previous standards technical panel meeting to develop a standard for SCIEE Robots. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/31/2023.

  • Commission Meeting - Decisional Matter: Supplemental NPR to Update 16 CFR Part 1101

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    All attendees should pre-register for the Commission meeting using the following link: https://cpsc.webex.com/cpsc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5e8a9ed4e0568f041338861eafb9f5c3 After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For additional information regarding this meeting, please contact Alberta Mills at amills@cpsc.gov.

  • Closed Commission Meeting

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Subject of Closed Meeting: Briefing Matter. Date of Closed Meeting: February 8, 2023; 11:00 a.m. Record of Commission Vote: On February 1, 2023, the Commission voted unanimously (4-0) 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)).

  • Doug Lee and Einstein Miller, and others will be participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP 943) task group meeting.

    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Doug Lee and Einstein Miller, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and others participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP 943) task group virtual meeting to discuss ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) performance for frequencies other than 60 Hz; 10am – 12pm pm; The meeting was requested by Roger Pareja, UL Standards Specialist. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/31/2023.

  • Charles Bevington and other CPSC staff will be participating in a working group meeting to develop protocol to measure emissions from gas range stoves.

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Charles Bevington and other CPSC staff will be participating in a working group meeting to develop protocol to measure emissions from gas range stoves and their impact on indoor air quality in support of CSA / Z21.1 standard revision. The meeting will be virtual and will be held on Thursday February 9th from 11:00 to 1:00 EST. Contact Charles Bevington cbevington@cpsc.gov for more information. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/03/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/03/2023.

  • Arthur Laciak, eFiling Program Specialist and other CPSC staff will host a virtual working group meeting for the eFiling Beta Pilot IT Development Advisory Group

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Arthur Laciak, eFiling Program Specialist of the Office of Import Surveillance, and other CPSC staff will host a virtual working group meeting for the eFiling Beta Pilot IT Development Advisory Group, as related to 87 FR 35513 (February 09, 2023). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and receive feedback from selected importer participants (Belnick, Dolce & Gabbana, Hasbro, Ikea, L.L. Bean, Macy’s, RBO, Tractor Supply Company, and Walmart) and their industry partners. They will advise on IT development aspects of the Beta Pilot, including the PGA Message Set and the Product Registry. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Arthur Laciak (alaciak@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/05/2023.

  • Scott Ayers and Chen Su will be participating in CSA ANSI Z21.1 Gas Range Virtual Meeting

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers and Chen Su of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will participate in a CSA ANSI Z21.1 technical subcommittee (TSC) meeting. The TSC is expected to discuss TSC business which will include new requirements for smart enabled gas ranges. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/03/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/03/2023.

  • Khalisa Phillips and other CPSC staff participating in a teleconference with the Performance Requirements 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 Blanket Performance Requirements Task Group on February 13, 2023, from 3-4PM (EST) to develop 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 11/25/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/25/2022.

  • Laciak and Blachere to present virtually on a B2G panel at the GS1 Global Forum

    4:30 am to 5:30 am

    eFiling Program Specialist Arthur Laciak and International Trade Specialist John Blachere will be presenting virtually on a panel titled, “B2G: Government data needs and the GS1 value proposition” at the GS1 Global Forum, held in Brussels, Belgium. They will present on the eFiling initiative and collaborations with Global Standards 1 (GS1). Other attendees on the panel will include representatives from the EU Safety Unit (DG JUST) and the Asia Toy and Play Association. For more information, please visit: https://forum.gs1.org/ or contact Arthur Laciak at alaciak@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/03/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/03/2023.

  • Dustin Pledger and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Dustin Pledger, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to discuss the requirements for button cell and coin battery packaging in Reese’s Law on February 14, 2023, 11AM – 12PM (ET). This conference call was requested by NEMA. For additional information contact Dustin Pledger at dpledger@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/01/2023. Posted to the Public Calendar 02/01/2023.

  • Scott Ayers and others will participate in stakeholder meeting on indoor air quality and gas ranges

    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and other staff will participate in stakeholder meetings on indoor air quality and gas ranges monthly through September 2023. The stakeholders are working to analyze indoor air quality issues associated with gas ranges and possibly make proposals or recommendations to affected voluntary standards and codes. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/11/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/11/2022.

  • Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Ph.D., Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference on Weighted Blankets ASTM F15.74 subcommittee meeting.

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Ph.D., Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a teleconference via WebEx on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM ET with the ASTM F15.74 and other interested parties to discuss safety specification for the new standard on Weighted Blankets F15.74. This conference call was requested by Ms. Molly Lynyak, ASTM, International and hosted by Ms. Kathleen Huddy. For additional information, including call-in information contact Suad Wanna-Nakamura at 301-768 2915; or by email: snakamura@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/10/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/10/2023.

  • Scott Ayers, Lisa Scott, Keven Barton, and Elmer Glasser will present at the 2023 California State Fire Marshall Meeting

    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences and others will present at the 2023 California State Fire Marshall Meeting. Presentation topics include CPSC’s fire safety program, electrical safety program, regulated product compliance, and working with CPSC field investigators. For more information on this meeting including how to register, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/31/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/31/2023.

  • CPSC’s Office of Import Surveillance Meets with the Northern Border Customs Brokers Association

    1:40 pm to 2:20 pm

    CPSC Office of Import Surveillance Deputy Director Sabrina Keller has been invited to speak at the Northern Border Customs Brokers Association (NBCBA) Annual Conference to provide an update on CPSC’s eFiling initiative. For more information on eFiling, visit cpsc.gov/eFiling. For more information on the meeting, visit https://nbcba-us.org/meetings or contact skeller@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/23/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/23/2023.

  • 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 15, 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.

  • Arthur Laciak, will host a virtual Q&A Session for interested importers and brokers.

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    eFiling Program Specialist Arthur Laciak is hosting a virtual Q&A session, for interested importers and brokers, to provide an eFiling overview, highlight potential benefits, and answer questions about participation on February 16, 2023, at 2:00pm - 3:00pm. To receive the meeting link, please contact eFilingPilot@cpsc.gov. For additional information on the meeting contact Arthur Laciak (alaciak@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/02/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/02/2023.

  • Jill Hurley and other staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.71 Liquid Laundry Packet Seniors/Dementia Task Group Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Jill Hurley, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.71 Liquid Laundry Packet Seniors/Dementia Task Group Meeting on February 17th at 2pm EST. This is a reoccurring monthly meeting to discuss hazards associated with seniors and liquid laundry packets. The meeting will take place via teleconference. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Jill Hurley (jhurley@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2527. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 02/03/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 02/03/2023.

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

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELLED: Khalisa Phillips, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC Staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.19, Wearable Infant Blankets Performance Requirements Task Group on February 20, 2023, from 3-4PM (EST) to develop 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 11/25/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/25/2022.

  • Meeting of Water Safety USA on February 21, 2023 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Nychelle Fleming and Susan Bathalon will be participating in a virtual meeting with Water Safety USA. The meeting is scheduled on February 21, 2023 2:00 PM-3:00 PM. The meeting will discuss water safety issues and drowning prevention initiatives. For additional information, please contact Susan Bathalon, SBathalon@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/17/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/17/2023.

  • Chair Hoehn-Saric and CPSC staff speaking at the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) 2023 Annual Meeting.

    2:15 pm to 10:00 am

    Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and CPSC staff will speak at in the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) 2023 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Florida, February 21-23, 2023, covering various topics. Presentations will be in-person only. Speakers in chronological order: Program Specialist Stephen Lee, Safety issues in Innovative and Unregulated products, Tuesday, February 21, 2:15pm and 3:15pm Executive Director Jason Levine, CPSC Overview, Wednesday, February 22, 8:15am Associate Executive Director for Health Sciences Mary Kelleher, Rulemakings: New Final Rules, Wednesday, February 22, 8:30am Supervisory General Attorney Daniel Vice, Rulemakings: Current Proposed Rules, Wednesday, February 22, 9am Deputy Director of Compliance Jennifer Sultan, CPSC Enforcement Overview, Wednesday, February 22, 9:40am Director of Communications Pamela Springs, CPSC Information and Education Campaigns, Wednesday, February 22, 10:30am Chair Alexander Hoehn-Saric, Keynote Speech, Wednesday, February 22, 12:45pm Associate Executive Director for Health Sciences Mary Kelleher, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Product Development, Wednesday, February 22, 2:15pm Director of Communications Pamela Springs, Enhancing Safety Through Collaboration and Communication, Thursday, February 23, 8:55am The complete agenda and other details can be found at this link: https://bravuradeveloper.wixsite.com/icphso2023. For more information contact Marc Schoem, marc.schoem@icphso.org.

  • Arthur Laciak, eFiling Program Specialist and other CPSC staff will host a virtual working group meeting for the eFiling Beta Pilot IT Development Advisory Group

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Arthur Laciak, eFiling Program Specialist of the Office of Import Surveillance, and other CPSC staff will host a virtual working group meeting for the eFiling Beta Pilot IT Development Advisory Group, as related to 87 FR 35513 (February 23, 2023). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and receive feedback from selected importer participants (Belnick, Dolce & Gabbana, Hasbro, Ikea, L.L. Bean, Macy’s, RBO, Tractor Supply Company, and Walmart) and their industry partners. They will advise on IT development aspects of the Beta Pilot, including the PGA Message Set and the Product Registry. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Arthur Laciak (alaciak@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/05/2023.

  • Khalisa Phillips and other CPSC staff participating in a teleconference with the Performance Requirements 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 Performance Requirement Task Group on February 27, 2023, from 3-4PM (EST) to develop 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 11/25/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/25/2022.

  • Kevin Lee and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F14.10 Specific Applications and other Fence Systems and Components subcommittee

    10:15 am to 11:15 am

    Kevin Lee, EXHR, and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with the ASTM F14.10 Specific Applications and other Fence Systems and Components subcommittee to discuss the change in a subcommittee chair and potentially discuss the future of the ASTM F2049 standard. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/26/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/26/2023. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/26/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/26/2023.

  • Meeting of the ASTM F15.18 Bassinets Elevated Surfaces & Incident Data Review Task Group

    11:00 am to 12:30 pm

    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 28, 2023, @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm 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 2/1/2023. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/1/2023.

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