Workshop on Burden Reduction Determinations: Part 3

April 03, 2014
This is the discussion portion workshop on potential ways to reduce third party testing costs through determinations consistent with assuring compliance.
Workshop on Burden Reduction Determinations: Part 2

April 03, 2014
Panel Topic: Lead and ASTM 8 Elements.
Workshop on Burden Reduction Determinations: Part 1

April 03, 2014
Panel Topic: Phthalates
Public Meeting: Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) Presentation to CPSC Staff on Furniture Flammability Research

November 18, 2013
Dr. Tom Fabian, senior fire researcher, from UL, presented an overview of UL’s recently completed project on Residential Upholstered Furniture Flammability in which experiments were conducted to explore if commercially available fire resistance technologies can retard and/or reduce fire growth of residential upholstered furniture.
Public Hearing on Proposed Magnet Set Safety Standard

October 22, 2013
As part of the rulemaking process for high-powered magnet sets, CPSC held a public hearing on Oct. 22, 2013, at 10 a.m.
CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum Announces 2013 Circle of Commendation Award Recipients

September 26, 2013
CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum honors five recipients of the 3rd annual Chairman’s Commendation Awards. The Chairman’s award program recognizes people and organizations that have made significant contributions to consumer product safety.
Upholstered Furniture Fire Safety Technology Meeting: Part 1

April 25, 2013
Ths video segment includes: Plenary Presentation: Overview of the Commission's Recent Activities on Furniture, Plenary Presentation: Fire and Flammability Statistics, and Expert Panel: Fire Barriers Materials/Technologies and Capabilities/Limitations, Mattress Barriers, Cost Considerations.
Upholstered Furniture Fire Safety Technology Meeting: Part 4

April 25, 2013
General questions and answers, and wrap up.
Upholstered Furniture Fire Safety Technology Meeting: Part 3

April 25, 2013
Panel discusses fire barrier test methods/research.
Upholstered Furniture Fire Safety Technology Meeting: Part 2

April 25, 2013
Panel discusses the application of other fire safety technologies to residential furniture.