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Feb
21
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Playground Equipment (Public)
Open to the Public
Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a Webex meeting with the ASTM F15.29 WK84464 F1487 Mounds/Playground Task Group on 02/21/2024 from 2pm to 3pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss the requirements for play mounds on public playgrounds. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. Transmitted to the office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 2/2/2024.
Feb
21
2:00 PM to 3:45 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
eFiling Program Specialist Arthur Laciak will participate on a panel, titled “What Industry Needs To Know: One Year Until CPSC eFiling Becomes Mandatory,” at the International Consumer Product Health and Safey Organization (ICPHSO) 2024 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium in Orlando, FL. Representatives from Bureau Veritas, Geodis, Ikea, Macy’s, and Tractor Supply Co. will be participating on the panel. For more information, please visit https://icphso.org/ or contact Arthur at alaciak@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 2/1/2024.
Feb
21
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Baby/Toddler
Open to the Public
Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff, will participate in a Webex meeting with the ASTM F15.29 Small Ground Bouncers Task Group on 02/21/2024 from 12pm to 1pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss the proposed requirements for small ground bouncers on public playgrounds. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 2/6/2024.
Feb
21
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Public Hearing
Topics: Gas Appliances, CO Sensors
Open to the Public
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) will be providing an opportunity for interested parties to make oral presentations on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) the Commission issued regarding a safety standard for residential gas furnaces and boilers. Presentations will be part of the rulemaking record.The hearing will be hybrid—in person at CPSC’s headquarters located at 4330 East West Highway, 4th Floor- Hearing Room, Bethesda, MD, and remotely via webinar. Individuals who plan to attend the hearing remotely should access the following link on the day of the hearing: http://cpsc.webex.com/cpsc/j.php?MTID=m950b2d5a6084894ff5d11b07f635114bAttendance is free of charge. Requests to make oral presentations (in person or remotely) and the text of oral presentations and written comments should be sent by email to: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, with the subject line, “Residential Gas Furnaces and Boilers NPR; Oral Presentation.” Requests to make oral presentations—in person or remotely—and the written text of any oral presentations must be received by the Office of the Secretary not later than 5 p.m. EST on February 14, 2024. The Commission will accept written comments as well. These also must be received by the Office of the Secretary not later than 5 p.m. EST on February 14, 2024.For information about the procedure to make an oral presentation, contact Alberta E. Mills; cpsc-os@cpsc.gov.
Feb
21
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Susan Bathalon is participating in a Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) Recreational Water & Air Quality Committee (RWAQC) meeting. The meeting will discuss PHTA standards and education in water and air quality in public and recreational pools. The meeting is scheduled for February 21, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and February 22, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m EST. This meeting participation registration was requested by PHTA. For additional information contact Susan Bathalon; sbathalon@cpsc.gov. The meeting is open to the public. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/12/2024.
Feb
20
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Fireworks
Open to the Public
Matthew Roemer and Priscilla Verdino, Directorate of Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a virtual meeting with the American Pyrotechnics Association’s (APA) Standards Committee on February 20, 2024 from 3 PM to 5 PM (PST). This is a meeting to discuss proposed revisions to the 2023 APA Standard 87-1A: Standard for the Construction, Classification, Approval and Transportation of Consumer Fireworks and Novelties and the 2023 APA Standard 87-1A (CHEM): Chemicals Permitted in Consumer Fireworks and Novelties. For additional information, please contact Matthew Roemer, mroemer@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 2/13/2024.
Feb
20
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Susan Bathalon will be participating in a virtual meeting with Water Safety USA. The meeting is scheduled on February 20, 2024 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM EST. The meeting will discuss water safety issues and drowning prevention initiatives. For additional information, please contact Susan Bathalon, SBathalon@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 2/12/2024.
Feb
19
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Feb
22
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric and CPSC staff will speak at the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) 2024 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Florida, February 19-22, 2024, covering various topics. Speakers were requested by ICPHSO. Presentations will be in-person only. The complete agenda showing CPSC speaking dates and times, as well as other details, can be found at this link: https://2024annualmeetingandtrainin.sched.com/For more information contact Marc Schoem, marc.schoem@icphso.org. Transmitted to the office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 1/24/2024.
Feb
16
9:00 AM to 12:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Batteries
Open to the Public
Jay Kadiwala will be participating in a TC 9540 technical committee meeting to discuss battery energy storage systems; Friday, February 16, 2023, 09:00 am ET to 12:00 pm ET, by teleconference. For additional information please contact Mr. Jay Kadiwala, phone: (301) 987-2517; e-mail: jkadiwala@cpsc.gov (preferred). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 1/19/2024.
Feb
16
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Part Open Part Closed
Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting with Mattel and Tour the Handler Teams Center in El Segundo, CA. Participants include: Joseph Vinhais, SVP, Mattel Global Quality, Safety & Compliance; Heather Bramble, VP, Mattel Product Safety & Regulatory Compliance; Cynthia Shultz, Senior Director, Mattel Regulatory Compliance, QE Licensing & Flexible Business Models; Corinne Murat, Director, Mattel Government Affairs. After introductions, the meeting will be closed to the public so Mattel can discuss confidential information related to their design and development process. The meeting and tour will take place at Mattel’s Headquarters in El Segundo. For additional information contact Annie Campbell at ACampbell@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 2/9/2024.

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