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Nov
23
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in these two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces; 1:00-3:00pm. The STP is considering recommended revisions to UL 1370. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.
Nov
22
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Commissioner Baiocco’s staff will meet with Parents Against Tip-overs to discuss the NPR and other Tip-Over issues. Attending the meeting will be Brett Horn, Janet McGee, Kimberly Amato, Meghan DeLong, and Carri Funk. The meeting was requested by Brett Horn. For additional information, contact Brandon Schall at bschall@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/15/2021.
Nov
19
9:00 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 teleconference with the ASTM F15.79 Market Umbrellas Subcommittee. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/20/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/20/2021.
Nov
18
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
MEETING CANCELED: Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24.61 Trampoline Court Task Group to discuss the latest developments in amusement industry trampoline court standards on Thursday, November 18, 2021 1PM – 2PM (EST). This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/8/2021.
Nov
18
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in the UL 30 task group teleconference on safety cans; 11:00am – 12:30pm. The task group is developing a performance test for flame mitigation devices on safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.
Nov
18
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400 (Proposed First Edition of the Standard for Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment). The task group will continue to discuss warning requirements to be considered for the draft voluntary standard. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/3/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/3/2021.
Nov
18
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Window Coverings
Open to the Public
All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the meeting/webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8154835170084361484 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Nov
17
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3338735646402245132 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Nov
17
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Nov
18
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Furniture
Open to the Public
Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences, Priscilla Verdino of Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Safety Subcommittee on items related to the standards for Clothing Storage Units (ASTM F2057), Clothing Storage Chests (ASTM F2598), and Tip Restraints (ASTM F3096). The meeting will include discussion of proposed new stability requirements for clothing storage units (tip over), ballot items, task group updates, and a new task group proposal on storage ottomans. The meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 17-18, 2021, from 8:00am to 4:00pm EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov, or Priscilla Verdino, Pverdino@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2502. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/28/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/2021.
Nov
16
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Window Coverings
Open to the Public
Commissioner Feldman and staff will hold a teleconference with representatives of Hunter Douglas, Inc. to discuss rulemaking activity related to window coverings. Attendees include Rich Gottuso (Hunter Douglas), Joe Jankowski (Hunter Douglas), Ralph Vasami (Window Coverings Manufacturers Association), Ed Krenik (Bracewell), Christine Wyman (Bracewell), and Dylan Pasiuk (Bracewell). The teleconference takes place November 16, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. The meeting was requested by Dylan Pasiuk. For additional information please contact Teddy Tanzer at ttanzer@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/15/2021.

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  • Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 – TG3 Meeting

    9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participate in a teleconference on November 8, 2021 at 9:00-10:00am, with UL STP 3300 TG3, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots), Task Group 3. The task group was formed by UL to further specify robot types and characteristics covered by the potential standard. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/29/2021.

  • Matthew Roemer will attend ISO/TC 181/WG 9 "Chemical toys" meeting

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Matthew Roemer, Directorate of Laboratory Science, will be attending ISO/TC 181/WG 9 "Chemical toys" on November 1st from 11 am to 1 pm ET via teleconference. For additional information, please contact Matthew Roemer, mroemer@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2093. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/19/2021.

  • Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will participate in a conference call with members from the ASTM F15.77 subcommittee on Magnets

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Stephen Harsanyi from the Directorate for Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with members from the ASTM F15.77 subcommittee on Magnets. The subcommittee will discuss next steps and other information pertaining to the new standard on Adult Magnet Sets, ASTM F3458. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/5/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/5/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Others participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 Meeting

    8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

    Vineed Dayal, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on November 2, 2021, from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST with UL STP 3300, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots). The panel will continue 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 9/16/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/16/2021.

  • Maricar Duque will attend ISO/TC 181/WG 6 "Phthalate plasticizers in toys"

    4:00 am to 7:00 am

    Maricar Duque, Directorate of Laboratory Science, will be attending ISO/TC 181/WG 6 "Phthalate plasticizers in toys" on November 3rd from 4 am to 7 am ET via teleconference. For additional information, please contact Maricar Duque, MDuque@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2238. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/19/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson Participating in ASTM E56 Subcommittee Meetings Regarding Updates on Nanotechnology Work

    9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff will participate in the ASTM E56 two-day meeting via teleconference. The November 3rd- 4th meeting will consist of meetings by the E56 subcommittees providing updates on nanotechnology standardization activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 8/9/2021.

  • Kevin Lee and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.21 Frame Child Carriers Standard Update Task group

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Kevin Lee, Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.21 Frame Child Carriers Standard Update Task group. This conference call was requested by ASTM; 12:00-1:00pm. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. This meeting will be discussing the proposed ballot with updated warning labels and stability requirements. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/19/2021.

  • Allyson Tenney and other CPSC staff will attend ASTM F08.22 Task Group Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Allyson Tenney, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be attending ASTM F08.22 Task Group Meeting - Testing Exemptions/Exceptions on Recreational Camping Tents, Online Meeting, 2:00pm to 3:00pm (ET). For more information, contact Allyson Tenney at atenney@cpsc.gov or refer to ASTM International at www.astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/25/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/25/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson Participating in ASTM E56 Subcommittee Meetings Regarding Updates on Nanotechnology Work

    9:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff will participate in the ASTM E56 two-day meeting via teleconference. The November 3rd- 4th meeting will consist of meetings by the E56 subcommittees providing updates on nanotechnology standardization activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 8/9/2021.

  • Chair Hoehn-Saric and Staff Tele-Meeting with Consumer Advocate Groups

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and his staff will be tele-meeting with consumer advocate representatives from Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Kids in Danger (KID), Public Citizen, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), and Consumer Reports. This is an introductory meeting for consumer groups to share their priorities with the agency’s new chair. The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 11:00am to 12:00pm, via WebEx. The meeting was requested by Rachel Weintraub of CFA. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/29/2021.

  • Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will attend the NH/VT/ME Carbon Monoxide (CO) Summit

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will attend the NH/VT/ME Carbon Monoxide (CO) Summit virtually on Thursday November 4, 2021 from 1pm to 4pm. This summit is to cover carbon monoxide issues at both the regional NH, VT, ME level and the national level. For more information on this summit, including how to register, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/22/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/22/2021.

  • Lawrence Mella participating in a teleconference with ASTM task group for commercial adult e-scooter standard (F15.58)

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.58 task group to discuss development of the draft commercial adult e-scooter standard. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2537. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/30/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 8/30/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and Andrew Lock participating in UL 30 task group meeting on safety cans and FMDs

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in a UL 30 task group teleconference on safety cans; from 2pm to 3pm ET. The task group will discuss the development of a performance test for flame mitigation devices (FMDs) on safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/6/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/6/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson Participating in ISO TC/229 Working Group meetings Regarding Updates on Nanotechnology Work

    5:30 am to 11:00 am

    Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff will participate in the ISO TC/229 (Nanotechnologies) working group meetings via teleconference. Working Group 3 (Health, Safety and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechologies) and Working Group 5 (Products and Applications) will meet in the mornings of November 8-19, 2021. The working groups’ meetings will focus on updates to high priority projects, that is, work items that are near publication as well as a few new project proposals. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/30/2021.

  • F15 Juvenile Products Subcommittee Meetings

    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in three days of teleconference meetings for F15 Juvenile Products Subcommittee Meetings Mon Nov 8 through Wed Nov 10 10am - 5pm (ET). The meetings will discuss: bassinet/cradles, strollers, changing products, bouncers, ad hoc language, ad hoc scope, high chairs, rockers, swings, gates, walkers, children’s chairs, infant bath tubs, in-bed sleepers, full size cribs, play yards/nfs cribs, crib mattresses, infant inclined sleep products, sling carriers, and infant bedding. These conference calls were requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/19/2021.

  • Susan Bathalon Participating in an ASTM Task group Teleconference on Computer Vision-Based Drowning Detection Systems for Residential Swimming Pools

    11:00 am to 12:30 pm

    Susan Bathalon from the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction (EXHR) will participate in an ASTM task group teleconference to discuss drowning sensor detection systems in residential swimming pools. The technology and scientific and other task groups will provide updates in the meeting. The meeting is scheduled for November 8, 2021 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Susan Bathalon at sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/13/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/13/2021.

  • MEETING CANCELED: Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 – TG3 Meeting

    8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELED: Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participate in a teleconference on November 8, 2021 at 8:00-9:00pm, with UL STP 3300 TG3, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots), Task Group 3. The task group was formed by UL to further specify robot types and characteristics covered by the potential standard. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/29/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and Kristen Talcott participating in ASTM F15.10 task group meeting on child resistance of gasoline containers

    9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Kristen Talcott of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will participate in the ASTM F15.10 task group teleconference on child resistance of gasoline containers on Tuesday November 9, 2021 from 9am to 10am ET. The task group is developing a revision to F2517. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/26/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/26/2021.

  • Kevin Lee and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.59 Children’s Chairs subcommittee

    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    Kevin Lee, Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.59 Children’s Chairs subcommittee. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. This meeting will be discussing the negative votes on the most recent ballot related to adding a new head entrapment performance requirement. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/19/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/19/2021.

  • Han Lim and other CPSC staff participating in a meeting with members of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA), and Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA) to discuss potential updates to t

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Han Lim, Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff will meet with members of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA), and Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA) to discuss potential updates to the OPEI B71.9, ROHVA-1 and SVIA-1 voluntary standards, including issues identified in the CPSC 2021 Off-Highway Vehicle Fire and Debris Penetration Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR). The meeting is being held November 9, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET in Alexandra, Virginia. Upon request, virtual option is available. For more information about this meeting, please contact Han Lim at hlim@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2327. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/21/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/21/2021.

  • Arthur Lee is participating in an UL 817 STP meeting for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords

    7:00 am to 8:00 am

    Arthur Lee will be participating in a UL 817 Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords STP meeting to discuss issues related to STP membership and the STP process. The meeting will be held November 12, 2021 via tele-video conference from 7:00 am to 8:00 am Eastern Time. For additional information, including online or call-in information, contact Arthur Lee at alee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/3/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/3/2021.

  • Voluntary Standard UL 8400 Task Group Meeting

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400 (Proposed First Edition of the Standard for Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment). The task group will continue to discuss warning requirements to be considered for the draft voluntary standard. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson Participating in ISO TC/229 Working Group meetings Regarding Updates on Nanotechnology Work

    5:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff will participate in the ISO TC/229 (Nanotechnologies) working group meetings via teleconference. Working Group 3 (Health, Safety and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechologies) and Working Group 5 (Products and Applications) will meet in the mornings of November 8-19, 2021. The working groups’ meetings will focus on updates to high priority projects, that is, work items that are near publication as well as a few new project proposals. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/30/2021.

  • Emily Maling and Paige Witzen will participate via teleconference in AATCC Fall Committee Meetings

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Emily Maling and Paige Witzen, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will participate via teleconference in AATCC Fall Committee Meetings being held in Research Triangle Park, NC on November 15-16, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. For more information, including meeting location and call-in information, please contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/2021.

  • Lawrence Mella participating in a teleconference with ASTM subcommittee on bicycles (F08)

    10:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a teleconference with ASTM F08 subcommittees to discuss standards development for bicycles; 10:00am - 2:00pm EST. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2537. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/10/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/10/2021.

  • Priscilla Verdino and Matthew Roemer are Participating in a Teleconference with ASTM D20.70 Analytical Methods Subcommittee

    7:30 am to 10:30 am

    Priscilla Verdino and Matthew Roemer of Laboratory Sciences are participating in a teleconference with the ASTM D20.70 Analytical Methods Subcommittee to discuss recent ballot items as well as standards due for review. The meeting will have an update to the phthalate task group round robin. The meetings will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 7:30am to 8:30am EST and on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 9:30am to 10:30am EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Priscilla Verdino, Pverdino@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2502. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/28/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/2021.

  • Kevin Lee and other staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home Playground Equipment Subcommittee

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Kevin Lee, Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home Playground Equipment Subcommittee. This conference call was requested by ASTM; 11:00am – 12:00 Noon. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. This meeting will be continue discussing strangulations on slides and warning labeling. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/8/2021.

  • Commissioner Feldman and Staff hold a Teleconference with representatives of Hunter Douglas, Inc.

    1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Commissioner Feldman and staff will hold a teleconference with representatives of Hunter Douglas, Inc. to discuss rulemaking activity related to window coverings. Attendees include Rich Gottuso (Hunter Douglas), Joe Jankowski (Hunter Douglas), Ralph Vasami (Window Coverings Manufacturers Association), Ed Krenik (Bracewell), Christine Wyman (Bracewell), and Dylan Pasiuk (Bracewell). The teleconference takes place November 16, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. The meeting was requested by Dylan Pasiuk. For additional information please contact Teddy Tanzer at ttanzer@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/15/2021.

  • Kristen Talcott and Priscilla Verdino are Participating in a Meeting with ASTM F15.42 Furniture Safety

    8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences, Priscilla Verdino of Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Safety Subcommittee on items related to the standards for Clothing Storage Units (ASTM F2057), Clothing Storage Chests (ASTM F2598), and Tip Restraints (ASTM F3096). The meeting will include discussion of proposed new stability requirements for clothing storage units (tip over), ballot items, task group updates, and a new task group proposal on storage ottomans. The meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 17-18, 2021, from 8:00am to 4:00pm EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov, or Priscilla Verdino, Pverdino@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2502. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/28/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/2021.

  • Commission Meeting - Briefing Matter: Proposed Rule: Safety Standard for Magnets

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3338735646402245132 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

  • Commission Meeting - Briefing Matter: Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to (1) Add Window Covering Cords to the Substantial Product Hazard List, and (2) Establish a Safety Standard for Operating Cords on Custom Window Coverings

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    All attendees and participants should pre-register for the Commission Meeting (Webinar). To pre-register for the meeting/webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8154835170084361484 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

  • Voluntary Standards UL 8400 Task Group Meeting

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400 (Proposed First Edition of the Standard for Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment). The task group will continue to discuss warning requirements to be considered for the draft voluntary standard. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Stephen Harsanyi, (301) 987-2209 or sharsanyi@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/3/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/3/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and Andrew Lock participating in UL 30 task group meeting on FMDs in safety cans

    11:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in the UL 30 task group teleconference on safety cans; 11:00am – 12:30pm. The task group is developing a performance test for flame mitigation devices on safety cans. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.

  • MEETING CANCELED: ASTM F24.61 Trampoline Court Task Group

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    MEETING CANCELED: Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24.61 Trampoline Court Task Group to discuss the latest developments in amusement industry trampoline court standards on Thursday, November 18, 2021 1PM – 2PM (EST). This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Daniel Taxier at dtaxier@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/8/2021.

  • Andrew Newens will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.79 Market Umbrellas Subcommittee  

    9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.79 Market Umbrellas Subcommittee. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/20/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/20/2021.

  • Commissioner Baiocco’s Staff meeting with Parents Against Tip-Overs

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Commissioner Baiocco’s staff will meet with Parents Against Tip-overs to discuss the NPR and other Tip-Over issues. Attending the meeting will be Brett Horn, Janet McGee, Kimberly Amato, Meghan DeLong, and Carri Funk. The meeting was requested by Brett Horn. For additional information, contact Brandon Schall at bschall@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/15/2021.

  • Scott Ayers participating in two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in these two UL1370 STP meetings on unvented alcohol fireplaces; 1:00-3:00pm. The STP is considering recommended revisions to UL 1370. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/9/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Others participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 Meeting

    9:00 am to 11:00 am

    Vineed Dayal, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference on November 30, 2021, from 8:00 am - 10:00 am EST with UL STP 3300, Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots). The panel will continue 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 9/16/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 9/16/2021.

  • F15.20 Infant Bath Tubs Latching and Locking Task Group Meeting Tue Nov 30, 2021, 11am - 12pm (ET)

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the F15.20 Infant Bath Tubs Latching and Locking Task Group on Tue Nov 30, 2021, 11am - 12pm (ET) to continue discussion on latching and locking requirements for the standard. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/18/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • Mark Eilbert and other staff will participating in a virtual meeting with the PHTA-16 and PHTA-4 Standard Writing Committee

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Mark Eilbert, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, Division of Mechanical Engineering, and other staff will be participating in a virtual meeting with the PHTA-16 and PHTA-4 Standard Writing Committee staff regarding the Provisional Amendment to the ANSI/APSP/ICC-16 2017 Standard on November 30, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. The meeting was requested by ASTM. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information, including meeting attendance, please contact Mark Eilbert at meilbert@cpsc.gov (preferred) or (301) 987-2232. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/16/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

  • Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. and other CPSC staff will participate in a virtual call with ASTM F08.30 Fitness Products Task Group

    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. Mechanical and Biomedical Engineer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual call with ASTM F08.30 Fitness Products Task Group on Tuesday November 30, 2021 from 2pm - 4pm ET. This is an ongoing discussion toward addressing updates needed to current standards related to treadmill hazards and toward coordinating efforts between UL and ASTM. For more information on this meeting, please contact Dr. Susan M. Bowley (sbowley@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/08/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/8/2021.

  • Slings Scope Task Group Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call Tue Nov 30, 2021 2pm - 3pm (EST) with the ASTM F15.21 Sling Scope Task Group to discuss the scope of the standard and baby wearing devices. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Hope Nesteruk at hnesteruk@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/17/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/2021.

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