Andrew Trotta and Other CPSC Staff Will Present a Product Safety Webinar for Taiwan Electrical Industry Stakeholders

Aug
29
2018
Andrew Trotta and Other CPSC Staff Will Present a Product Safety Webinar for Taiwan Electrical Industry Stakeholders
6:00 am to 7:15 am EDT
8/29/18 6:00 am to 7:15 am EDT
Bethesda, MD
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2018-08-29 06:00:00 2018-08-29 07:15:00 America/New_York Andrew Trotta and Other CPSC Staff Will Present a Product Safety Webinar for Taiwan Electrical Industry Stakeholders

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff, will present a product safety webinar for Taiwan electrical industry stakeholders — including manufacturers, distributers, and exporters of electrical products.  The webinar, co-hosted by the CPSC and Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), will be conducted in Chinese and held from 6:00 a.m.-7:10 a.m., U.S. Eastern time, which is 6:00 p.m.-7:10 p.m., Taipei Time (same date).  The webinar may be viewed at https://www.cpsc.gov/live. For information, contact Sylvia Chen, scchen@cpsc.gov  or Steve Tsao, steve.tsao@bsmi.gov.tw.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/17/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/17/18.  (S)

 

Bethesda, MD

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff, will present a product safety webinar for Taiwan electrical industry stakeholders — including manufacturers, distributers, and exporters of electrical products.  The webinar, co-hosted by the CPSC and Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), will be conducted in Chinese and held from 6:00 a.m.-7:10 a.m., U.S. Eastern time, which is 6:00 p.m.-7:10 p.m., Taipei Time (same date).  The webinar may be viewed at https://www.cpsc.gov/live. For information, contact Sylvia Chen, scchen@cpsc.gov  or Steve Tsao, steve.tsao@bsmi.gov.tw.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/17/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/17/18.  (S)

 

Michael Taylor, Patty Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with Members of the US TAG for ISO TC136/WG3 for Storage Furniture

Aug
23
2018
Michael Taylor, Patty Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with Members of the US TAG for ISO TC136/WG3 for Storage Furniture
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
8/23/18 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Rockville, MD
Topic: Furniture
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2018-08-23 14:00:00 2018-08-23 16:00:00 America/New_York Michael Taylor, Patty Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with Members of the US TAG for ISO TC136/WG3 for Storage Furniture

Michael Taylor, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, Patty Edwards, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with David Panning and members of the US TAG for ISO TC136/WG3; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. The group will discuss the upcoming annual ISO meeting of TC136/WG3 for storage furniture.  For additional information, please contact Michael Taylor, mtaylor@cpsc.gov and Patty Edwards pedwards@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/15/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/16/18.  (S)

Rockville, MD

Michael Taylor, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, Patty Edwards, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with David Panning and members of the US TAG for ISO TC136/WG3; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. The group will discuss the upcoming annual ISO meeting of TC136/WG3 for storage furniture.  For additional information, please contact Michael Taylor, mtaylor@cpsc.gov and Patty Edwards pedwards@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/15/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/16/18.  (S)

Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) in Electronic Device Casings Tech-to-Tech Meeting

Sep
27
2018
Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) in Electronic Device Casings Tech-to-Tech Meeting
9:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
9/27/18 9:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
Rockville, MD
Topic: Other
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2018-09-27 09:00:00 2018-09-27 15:00:00 America/New_York Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) in Electronic Device Casings Tech-to-Tech Meeting

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff is hosting a joint technical meeting on organohalogen flame retardants (OFRs) and consumer electronics. The purpose of the event is to bring stakeholders together for a technically-focused meeting to exchange information on the use of additive, non-polymeric OFRs and alternative flame retardant technologies in plastic enclosures (casings) for electronics, existing requirements and standards for flammability performance of electronic enclosures, and manufacturing practices for electronic enclosures, among other topics of interest. CPSC staff is particularly interested in information pertaining to existing practices for fire protection in electronic enclosures including the use of OFRs, and alternatives to OFRs in electronic enclosures, as well as how the use or non-use of OFRs impacts fire safety. The meeting will include presentations and panel sessions.

The meeting will be held on September 27, 2018, at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center (NPTEC), 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Individuals interested in serving on panels or presenting information at the meeting should e-mail Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov by August 29, 2018 with a short summary or abstract of topics to be presented along with name, affiliation, and contact information.  CPSC staff will determine the final agenda and will notify those who are selected as presenters by September 3, 2018. If selected, a final presentation would be due September 14, 2018.  Every effort will be made to accommodate all interested speakers. 

All individuals who wish to attend should register at https://www.cpsc.gov/Meeting-Registration-OFRs-in-Electrical-Device-Enclosures by September 14, 2018. For any additional information, please contact Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov.   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/15/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/15/18.  (S)

 

Rockville, MD

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff is hosting a joint technical meeting on organohalogen flame retardants (OFRs) and consumer electronics. The purpose of the event is to bring stakeholders together for a technically-focused meeting to exchange information on the use of additive, non-polymeric OFRs and alternative flame retardant technologies in plastic enclosures (casings) for electronics, existing requirements and standards for flammability performance of electronic enclosures, and manufacturing practices for electronic enclosures, among other topics of interest. CPSC staff is particularly interested in information pertaining to existing practices for fire protection in electronic enclosures including the use of OFRs, and alternatives to OFRs in electronic enclosures, as well as how the use or non-use of OFRs impacts fire safety. The meeting will include presentations and panel sessions.

The meeting will be held on September 27, 2018, at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center (NPTEC), 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Individuals interested in serving on panels or presenting information at the meeting should e-mail Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov by August 29, 2018 with a short summary or abstract of topics to be presented along with name, affiliation, and contact information.  CPSC staff will determine the final agenda and will notify those who are selected as presenters by September 3, 2018. If selected, a final presentation would be due September 14, 2018.  Every effort will be made to accommodate all interested speakers. 

All individuals who wish to attend should register at https://www.cpsc.gov/Meeting-Registration-OFRs-in-Electrical-Device-Enclosures by September 14, 2018. For any additional information, please contact Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov.   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/15/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/15/18.  (S)

 

Meeting Registration: OFRs in Electrical Device Enclosures

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff is hosting a joint technical meeting on organohalogen flame retardants (OFRs) and consumer electronics on September 27, 2018, at the CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center (NPTEC), 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The purpose of the event is to bring stakeholders together for a technically-focused meeting to exchange information on the use of additive, non-polymeric OFRs and alternative flame retardant technologies in plastic enclosures (casings) for electronics, existing requirements and standards for flammability performance of electronic enclosures, and manufacturing practices for electronic enclosures, among other topics of interest. CPSC staff is particularly interested in information pertaining to existing practices for fire protection in electronic enclosures including the use of OFRs, and alternatives to OFRs, in electronic enclosures, as well as how the use or non-use of OFRs impacts fire safety. The meeting will include presentations and/or panel sessions.

If you click the box to serve on a panel or present at the meeting, e-mail Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov by August 29, 2018 with a short summary or abstract of topics to be presented along with name, affiliation, and contact information. CPSC staff will determine the final agenda and will notify those who are selected as presenters by September 3, 2018. If selected, a final presentation would be due September 14, 2018. Every effort will be made to accommodate all interested speakers. For any additional information, please contact Jacqueline Campbell at jcampbell@cpsc.gov.

The Office of Commissioner Kaye Meeting with Representatives from the Tile Council of North America

Aug
23
2018
The Office of Commissioner Kaye Meeting with Representatives from the Tile Council of North America
10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
8/23/18 10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
Bethesda, MD
Topic: Other
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2018-08-23 10:30:00 2018-08-23 11:30:00 America/New_York The Office of Commissioner Kaye Meeting with Representatives from the Tile Council of North America

The Office of Commissioner Elliot F. Kaye is meeting with representatives from the Tile Council of North America to discuss Petition CP 18-2:  Resubmission of Petition to Mandate a Uniform Labeling Method for Traction of Floor Coverings, Floor Coverings with Coatings, and Treated Floor Coverings.  Attendees are Eric Astrachan, Executive Director of the Tile Council of North America, David Spooner, Counsel, and Bill Freeman, President of the Resilient Floor Covering Institute; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 722.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Spooner.  For additional information contact Allison Steinle, asteinle@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/13/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/14/18.  (S)

Bethesda, MD

The Office of Commissioner Elliot F. Kaye is meeting with representatives from the Tile Council of North America to discuss Petition CP 18-2:  Resubmission of Petition to Mandate a Uniform Labeling Method for Traction of Floor Coverings, Floor Coverings with Coatings, and Treated Floor Coverings.  Attendees are Eric Astrachan, Executive Director of the Tile Council of North America, David Spooner, Counsel, and Bill Freeman, President of the Resilient Floor Covering Institute; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 722.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Spooner.  For additional information contact Allison Steinle, asteinle@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/13/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/14/18.  (S)