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Jan
24
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Kevin Lee, engineering sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home Playgrounds DIY swing attachment/swing hanger task group. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. This task group will be discussing different ways to address failures in DIY swing hangers. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/18/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.
Jan
24
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Emily Maling, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference. The meetings are being held on January 24-26, 2022, from 8:00am - 4:00pm EST. These meetings will provide updates on textile-related standards activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/14/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/14/2022.
Jan
24
To
Jan
25
6:00 AM to 9:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler
Open to the Public
Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be a part of the US delegation attending, a Zoom call for the ISO TC 310 on Child Care Articles. January 24-25, 2022 from 6:00AM-9:00AM ET. This call was requested by ISO. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/8/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/9/2021.
Jan
21
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting via webex to discuss the crib mattress rulemaking as it applies to play yard mattresses. Representatives from Dream on Me, including Mark Srour, Robert Omansky, Corey Campbell, Carol Pollack-Nelson and Alan Schoem, will participate in the meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 3:30 pm via webex. The meeting was requested by Alan Schoem. For additional information contact Jana Fong Swamidoss at jfswamidoss@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/18/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.
Jan
21
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Window Coverings
Open to the Public
Rana Balci-Sinha, Directorate for Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff will attend the ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018 American National Standard for Safety of Corded Window Covering Products Steering Committee Meeting via teleconference. This meeting was requested by WCMA. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Rana Balci-Sinha (rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2584. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/05/2021.
Jan
21
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler
Open to the Public
Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a virtual meeting with the F15.18 Baby Box Task Group Fri Jan 21, 2022, 2pm - 3pm (ET) to continue discussion on requirements for baby boxes. This virtual meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including meeting link, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/30/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/03/2022.
Jan
20
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Jill Hurley, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F589 Safety Standards for Non-Powder Gun Products’ Annual Subcommittee Meeting on January 20, 2022. The meeting will take place at the NSSF Shot Show, in the Friends of NSSF Board Room located in Caesar Forum - Unity Board Room. The meeting will also 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 12/13/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/13/2021.
Jan
20
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Vineed Dayal, Directorate of Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the Data Task Group for ASTM F15.70, Subcommittee for Adult Safety Products, on January 20, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The task group was formed to review the updated Adult Portable Bed Rail incident data staff previously provided the subcommittee. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/15/2021.
Jan
20
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Daniel Taxier, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F24.61 Trampoline Court Task Group to discuss the latest developments in amusement industry trampoline court standards on Thursday, January 20, 2022 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 01/07/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/07/2022.
Jan
20
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (America/New_York)
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in the NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code teleconferences. This is a two-day meeting of the Correlating Committee of the code to develop proposals and recommendations for the second draft of the next edition to the code. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/18/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/18/2021.

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Events for 57

  • Kristen Talcott is Participating in a Meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Subcommittee Task Group on Testing for Clothing Storage Units with Interlocks

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on testing involving units with interlocking drawers for the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of negatives from Item 4 on the F15(21-08) ballot related to adding requirements for assessing interlock effectiveness, and modified stability tests for units with interlocks. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, from 11:00am to 12:00pm EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/22/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/22/2021.

  • Commissioner Trumka will meet with Parents Against Tip-overs (Janet McGee, Brett Horn, Meghan DeLong, and Kimberly Amato) to discuss furniture tip-over issues

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Commissioner Trumka will meet with Parents Against Tip-overs (Janet McGee, Brett Horn, Meghan DeLong, and Kimberly Amato) to discuss furniture tip-over issues at 10:00am EST via Zoom. The meeting was requested by Janet McGee. For additional information contact Commissioner Trumka (ttrumka@cpsc.gov) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81517641430?pwd=a2Y4cDVsNVhSR0p4RU5wb2QvZW1ldz09 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kwgl0WDzk Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/15/2021.

  • CES Attendance: Commissioner Feldman Attending the Consumer Electronics Show 2022

    11:00 am to 8:00 pm

    CPSC Commissioner Feldman is attending and participating in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST. He will be attending panel discussions given by stakeholders, including NGOs, industry, and federal government speakers regarding consumer products. The symposium agenda is available on the CES website at https://ces.tech/Schedule.aspx?_gl=1*hb3q22*_gcl_aw*R0NMLjE2Mzc2OTE3MjkuRUFJYUlRb2JDaE1JM0xEV2k0MnY5QUlWQm96SUNoMHlLdzJlRUFBWUFTQUFFZ0tPbF9EX0J3RQ. For more information please contact Douglas Dziak at ddziak@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/04/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/04/2022.

  • Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will participate in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400

    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); 11:00am – 12:00pm. The task group will continue to discuss safety information 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 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/22/2021.

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

    2:00 pm to 3:30 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. The task group will discuss the development of a performance standard for flame mitigation devices in 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 12/21/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/21/2021.

  • Commissioner Feldman will meet with representatives of Samsung Electronics

    2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    Commissioner Feldman will meet with Kyungsik Choi of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to discuss consumer products. The meeting takes place January 6, 2022, from 11:30 AM PST to 12:30 PM PST at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. For additional information please contact Douglas Dziak at ddziak@cpsc.gov or Clarence Kelley at ckelley@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/6/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/6/2021.

  • ASTM 2459 Task Group Meeting

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Kevin Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be participating in an online meeting January 6, 2022 3pm - 4pm (EST) with the ASTM F2549 Task Group, to discuss Frame Child Carrier. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee, klee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/04/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/04/2022.

  • Stephen Harsanyi and other CPSC staff will participate in a task group conference call with members of the standard technical panel (STP) for UL 8400

    2:00 pm to 3:00 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); 2:00-3:00pm. The task group will continue to discuss safety information requirements pertaining to vulnerable age groups. 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 12/3/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/3/2021.

  • 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 and drowning prevention in residential swimming pools. The meeting is scheduled for January 10, 2022 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 12/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/29/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 – TG4 & 5 Meetings

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will participate in a teleconference on 01/11/2022, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, with UL STP 3300 TG4 & 5: Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots), Task Group 4 and 5. The task groups were formed by UL to further develop the proposed voluntary standard. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/06/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/06/2022.

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

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    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 standard for Clothing Storage Units (ASTM F2057), including discussion of proposed new stability requirements (tip over). Items related to Clothing Storage Chests (ASTM F2598), and Tip Restraints (ASTM F3096) may also be covered in the meeting. The meeting will be held on January 11, 2022, from 10:00am to 11:00am 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 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and other participating in ASTM F15.72 subcommittee meeting on disposable fuel containers and flame mitigation devices

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and other will participate in the ASTM F15.72 subcommittee meeting on disposable fuel containers and flame mitigation devices; 1:00-2:00pm. Staff expects this meeting to include discussions on industry compliance to ASTM F3429. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/14/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/14/2021.

  • Scott Ayers and others participating in meeting on Indoor Air Quality and Gas Ranges

    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and others will participate in a teleconference on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and gas ranges; 1:30 – 3:30pm. Participants are interested in forming a working group to analyze the issues and make recommendations and proposals to affected voluntary standards bodies. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/14/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/14/2021.

  • Infant Lounger Subcommittee 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 Tues Jan 11, 2022 2pm - 3pm (EST) with the new ASTM subcommittee on Infant Loungers to discuss development of a standard for infant loungers. 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 12/10/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/10/2021.

  • Susan Bathalon and other CPSC staff are participating in a Conference Call with the ANSI /PHTA American National Standard for Aboveground and Onground Residential Swimming Pools

    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Susan Bathalon and other staff are participating in a Conference Call with American National Standard (ANSI)/Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) to discuss Aboveground and Onground Residential Swimming Pools. Staff will be participating in the conference call to discuss above ground swimming pool safety and drowning data and safety. The meeting is scheduled for January 11, 2022 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. This conference call was requested by the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA). For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/29/2021.

  • Closed Commission Meeting

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Subject of Closed Meeting: Briefing Matter. Date of Closed Meeting: January 12, 2022; 10:00 a.m. Record of Commission Vote: On January 11, 2022 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)).

  • CPSC technical staff meeting with International Code Council (ICC) staff to discuss participation on various ICC codes

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    CPSC technical staff from the Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and others will meet with ICC staff virtually to discuss CPSC staff participation in various ICC code committees; 1:00-3:00pm EST. ICC staff will provide details on their code development process and also detail codes that may be of particular interest to CPSC staff including the International Residential Code, the International Fire Code, and the International Mechanical Code. For more information on this meeting, including call-in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/21/2021. Posted in the Office of the Secretary 12/21/2021.

  • Scott Ayers participating in NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code meetings

    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in the NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code teleconferences. This is a two-day meeting of the Correlating Committee of the code to develop proposals and recommendations for the second draft of the next edition to the code. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/18/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/18/2021.

  • Hope Nesteruk and other staff will participate in a WebEX call for the US TAG (ASTM F15.97) to the ISO/TC 310 Child Care Articles

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a WebEX call for the US TAG (ASTM F15.97) to the ISO/TC 310 Child Care Articles Monday, January 17 from 1-2PM Eastern. This 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 12/21/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/21/2021.

  • Joanna Matheson and Other CPSC Staff will participate in a Teleconference with ISO/TC 229 (Nanotechnology) Working Group 3 (Health Safety and the Environment)

    9:00 am to 11:00 am

    Joanna Matheson, Health Sciences, and other staff will participate via teleconference in a meeting of the ISO/TC 229 (nanotechnology) Working Group 3 (Health Safety and the Environment) on January 18, 2022 from 9:00am to 11:00am ET. The focus of this virtual meeting is to discuss new work item proposals. For more information, including call-in information, contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2564. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/29/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/29/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 – TG4 & 5 Meetings

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will participate in a teleconference on 01/18/2022, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, with UL STP 3300 TG4 & 5: Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots), Task Group 4 and 5. The task groups were formed by UL to further develop the proposed voluntary standard. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/06/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/06/2022.

  • CANCELLED: Weighted Blankets ASTM F15.74 Subcommittee meeting

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    CANCELLED: Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call on Tuesday, January 18 from 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Eastern with the ASTM F15.74 subcommittee task group and other interested parties to discuss weighted blankets. This conference call was requested by Molly Lynyak, ASTM, International. 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 12/17/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/17/2021.

  • Commission Meeting - Decisional Matter - Proposed Rule: Safety Standard for Clothing Storage Units

    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/3131074185193080847 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

  • Kristen Talcott, meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Subcommittee Task Group on the Scope of Clothing Storage Unit

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on the scope of the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of calculations for storage volume, and the proposed storage volume-based criterion for determining whether a unit is in scope. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/11/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/11/2022.

  • F15.18 Bassinet scope and definitions task group

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a virtual meeting with the F15.18 Bassinet scope and definitions task group on Wed Jan 19, 2022, 12pm - 1pm (ET) to discuss new scope and definitions for the bassinet/cradle standard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including meeting link, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/07/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/07/2022.

  • Scott Ayers will meet with industry stakeholders on the societal impact of voluntary standards

    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in a meeting of stakeholders to discuss developing a framework to assess the societal impact of voluntary standards. The meeting will continue discussions had during a meeting held as part of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Worlds Standards Week in October on the same subject. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/21/2021. Posted 12/21/2021.

  • F15.18 In-Bed Sleepers Performance Task Group Meeting Wed Jan 19, 2022, 2pm - 3pm (ET)

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a virtual meeting with the F15.18 In-Bed Sleepers Performance Task Group Wed Jan 19, 2022, 2pm - 3pm (ET) to continue discussion on performance requirements for in-bed sleepers. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including meeting link, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/30/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/03/2022.

  • Kristen Talcott, meeting with the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Subcommittee Task Group on Testing for Clothing Storage Units with Interlocks

    9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on testing involving units with interlocking drawers for the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of requirements for interlocks and modified stability tests for units with interlocks. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/11/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/11/2022.

  • Kristen Talcott, Meeting ASTM F15.42 Furniture Subcommittee Task Group on Testing for Clothing Storage Units with Interlocks

    9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Kristen Talcott of Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff are participating virtually in a meeting with the ASTM F15.42 (Furniture) Task Group on testing involving units with interlocking drawers for the clothing storage units voluntary standard (ASTM F2057). The meeting will include discussion of requirements for interlocks and modified stability tests for units with interlocks. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Kristen Talcott, ktalcott@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/12/20022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/12/2022.

  • Andrew Lock and other staff will call into the California Bureau of Household Goods and Services (BHGS) advisory council meeting

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff will call into the California Bureau of Household Goods and Services (BHGS) advisory council meeting to listen to discussions related to BHGS operations including upholstered furniture flammability regulation, starting at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST) until it ends on January 20, 2022. For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred: alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2209). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/11/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/11/2022.

  • Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and his staff are participating in a meeting with Representatives from the International Sleep Products Association

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting via webex with representatives from the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), including Grant Johnson, Marie Clarke, and Ryan Trainer, to discuss issues that ISPA regularly has before the CPSC. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 11 am via webex. The meeting was requested by Grant Johnson. For additional information contact Jana Fong Swamidoss at jfswamidoss@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/19/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.

  • Scott Ayers participating in NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code meetings

    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction will participate in the NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Code teleconferences. This is a two-day meeting of the Correlating Committee of the code to develop proposals and recommendations for the second draft of the next edition to the code. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/18/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/18/2021.

  • ASTM F24.61 Trampoline Court Task Group

    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    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, January 20, 2022 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 01/07/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/07/2022.

  • Vineed Dayal and other CPSC staff participating in: Adult Portable Bed Rails (APBRs) & Adult Safety Products – ASTM F15.70 – Data Task Group Meeting

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Vineed Dayal, Directorate of Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the Data Task Group for ASTM F15.70, Subcommittee for Adult Safety Products, on January 20, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The task group was formed to review the updated Adult Portable Bed Rail incident data staff previously provided the subcommittee. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/15/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/15/2021.

  • ASTM F589 Safety Standards for Non-Powder Gun Products Meeting Thursday January, 20, 2022 3:30pm PST

    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Jill Hurley, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F589 Safety Standards for Non-Powder Gun Products’ Annual Subcommittee Meeting on January 20, 2022. The meeting will take place at the NSSF Shot Show, in the Friends of NSSF Board Room located in Caesar Forum - Unity Board Room. The meeting will also 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 12/13/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/13/2021.

  • F15.18 Baby Box Task Group Meeting Fri Jan 21, 2022, 2pm - 3pm (ET)

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a virtual meeting with the F15.18 Baby Box Task Group Fri Jan 21, 2022, 2pm - 3pm (ET) to continue discussion on requirements for baby boxes. This virtual meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including meeting link, contact Celestine Kish ckish@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/30/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/03/2022.

  • ANSI/WCMA Window Coverings Standard Steering Committee

    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Rana Balci-Sinha, Directorate for Engineering Sciences and other CPSC staff will attend the ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018 American National Standard for Safety of Corded Window Covering Products Steering Committee Meeting via teleconference. This meeting was requested by WCMA. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Rana Balci-Sinha (rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov) or 301-987-2584. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/05/2021.

  • Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and his staff are participating in a meeting with Representatives from Dream on Me

    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting via webex to discuss the crib mattress rulemaking as it applies to play yard mattresses. Representatives from Dream on Me, including Mark Srour, Robert Omansky, Corey Campbell, Carol Pollack-Nelson and Alan Schoem, will participate in the meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 3:30 pm via webex. The meeting was requested by Alan Schoem. For additional information contact Jana Fong Swamidoss at jfswamidoss@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/18/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.

  • Celestine Kish will be a part of the US delegation attending, a Zoom call for the ISO TC 310 on Child Care Articles

    6:00 am to 9:00 am

    Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be a part of the US delegation attending, a Zoom call for the ISO TC 310 on Child Care Articles. January 24-25, 2022 from 6:00AM-9:00AM ET. This call was requested by ISO. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/8/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/9/2021.

  • Emily Maling and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings on textile-related standards activities.

    8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Emily Maling, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference. The meetings are being held on January 24-26, 2022, from 8:00am - 4:00pm EST. These meetings will provide updates on textile-related standards activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/14/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/14/2022.

  • Kevin Lee and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home Playgrounds DIY swing attachment/swing hanger task group

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Kevin Lee, engineering sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home Playgrounds DIY swing attachment/swing hanger task group. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov. This task group will be discussing different ways to address failures in DIY swing hangers. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/18/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.

  • Commissioner Feldman and Staff hold a teleconference with representatives of Dream on Me

    2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Commissioner Feldman and staff will hold a teleconference with representatives from Dream on Me to discuss the Commission’s Final Rule: Safety Standard for Crib Mattresses. Attendees include Ed Krenik (Bracewell LLP), Christine Wyman (Bracewell LLP), Dylan Pasiuk (Bracewell LLP), Alan Schoem (The Law Office of Alan H. Schoem LLC), Mark Srour (Dream on Me), Robert Omansky (Dream on Me), Corey Campbell (David E. Campbell & Associates, Inc) and Carol Pollack-Nelson (Independent Safety Consulting, LLC). The teleconference takes place 1/24/2022 from 2:00 – 2:30 PM and Mr. Pasiuk requested the meeting. For additional information please contact Doug Dziak at ddziak@cpsc.gov or Boomer Kelley at ckelley@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/21/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/21/2022.

  • Emily Maling and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings on textile-related standards activities.

    8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Emily Maling, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference. The meetings are being held on January 24-26, 2022, from 8:00am - 4:00pm EST. These meetings will provide updates on textile-related standards activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/14/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/14/2022.

  • Scott Ayers and others will participate in the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candles

    9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and others will participate in the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candles on Tuesday January 25, 2022 from 9am to 2pm ET. This is meeting includes two parts, this first part is to discuss recent candle incidents and recalls, the second part is to discuss candle fire safety task group matters including possibly revising ASTM F2417 and ASTM F2601. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/22/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/22/2021.

  • Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein participating in: SCIEE Robots – UL STP 3300 – TG4 & 5 Meetings

    9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Vineed Dayal and Zachary Goldstein, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will participate in a teleconference on 01/25/2022, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, with UL STP 3300 TG4 & 5: Standards Technical Panel for Service, Communication, Information, Education, and Entertainment Robots (SCIEE Robots), Task Group 4 and 5. The task groups were formed by UL to further develop the proposed voluntary standard. For additional information, including call in information, contact Vineed Dayal (vdayal@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/06/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/06/2022.

  • Yeon Seok Kim and other staffs will participate in a meeting of the Joint Technical Subcommittee on Standards for Outdoor Cooking and Illuminating Gas Appliances (ANSI Z21.58/CSA 1.6, ANSI Z21.89

    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Yeon Seok Kim, the Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staffs will participate in the teleconference meeting of the Joint Technical Subcommittee on Standards for Outdoor Cooking and Illuminating Gas Appliances (ANSI Z21.58/CSA 1.6, ANSI Z21.89/CSA 1.18, and ANSI Z21.42) on Tuesday January 25, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM ET. This meeting will include the review of the task force report and project status. This meeting was requested by CSA. For more information on this meeting, including call in information, please contact Yeon Seok Kim (ykim@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of Secretary 01/13/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/13/2022.

  • Emily Maling and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings on textile-related standards activities.

    8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Emily Maling, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference. The meetings are being held on January 24-26, 2022, from 8:00am - 4:00pm EST. These meetings will provide updates on textile-related standards activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/14/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/14/2022.

  • Kevin Lee and other staff, will participate in meeting with the ASTM F15.09 Home playgrounds slide strangulation task group

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Kevin Lee, engineering sciences, and other staff, will participate in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.09 Home playgrounds slide strangulation task group. 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 how to warn users about strangulations on slides with non-playground equipment. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/18/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.

  • Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock will participate in the UL 30 STP meeting on Safety Cans.

    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Scott Ayers of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction and Andrew Lock of the Directorate for Engineering Sciences will participate in the UL 30 STP meeting on Safety Cans. The STP is developing a new edition to UL 30 that will include requirements for flame mitigation devices. For more information on this meeting, including how to call in, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/19/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/19/2022.

  • Commission Meeting - Decisional Matter - Final Rule: Safety Standard for Crib Mattresses

    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/9089674042451601677 and fill in the information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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

    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    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 standard for Clothing Storage Units (ASTM F2057), including discussion of proposed new stability requirements (tip over). Items related to Clothing Storage Chests (ASTM F2598), and Tip Restraints (ASTM F3096) may also be covered in the meeting. The meeting will be held on January 27, 2022, from 10:00am to 11:00am 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 12/2/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/2021.

  • Safety for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality Technology Equipment)

    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 requirements and best practices for warning and safety instructions pertaining to virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality products. 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 01/07/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/07/2022.

  • Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. Mechanical/Biomedical Engineer and other CPSC Staff, will participate in a teleconference with ASTM F15.03 Task Group

    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. Mechanical/Biomedical Engineer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC Staff, will participate in a teleconference with ASTM F15.03 Task Group on Safety Standards for Bathtub and Shower Structures on Thursday January 27th, 3:30-4:30pm ET. This is a recurring meeting as work continues toward development of a new standard to address slip/falls in bath tubs. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Dr. Susan M. Bowley at sbowley@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/05/2022.

  • Allyson Tenney will attend ASTM International F08.22-Camping Softgoods and Tent Flammability Task Group Meeting

    4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Allyson Tenney, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ASTM International F08.22-Camping Softgoods and Tent Flammability Task Group Meeting at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. The meeting will be held in the Quartz Room (Level 3) from 2:00pm to 5:00pm (MT). For more information contact Allyson Tenney at atenney@cpsc.gov or ASTM International at www.astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 01/05/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 01/06/2022.

  • Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and his staff are participating in a meeting with Representatives from SVIA/ROHVA

    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting via webex to discuss OHV industry voluntary standards development activities, the ANPR on fire risk and debris penetration, and the proposed NPR. Representatives from SVIA/ROHVA, including Alex Berger, Jacob Saneda, and Scott Schloegel, will participate in the meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11am via webex. The meeting was requested by Alex Berger. For additional information contact Jana Fong Swamidoss at jfswamidoss@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/20/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/21/2022.

  • Emily Maling and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference

    9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Emily Maling, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participate in the ASTM D13 subcommittee meetings via teleconference. The meetings are being held on January 31-February 3, 2022, from 9:00am - 5:00pm EST. These meetings will provide updates on textile-related standards activities. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Emily Maling at emaling@cpsc.gov of 301-987-2301. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/21/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/21/2022.

  • Doug Lee and Einstein Miller participating in a National Electrical Code (NEC) Task group meeting

    2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    Doug Lee and Einstein Miller, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, participating in a National Electrical Code (NEC) Task group to discuss NEC Section 210.8(F) ground fault circuit interrupter protection on outdoor outlets; January 31, 2022, 2:30-4:00pm. The meeting was requested by Jeff Sargent, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/21/2022. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/21/2022.

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