Public Hearing on Improvements to SaferProducts.gov

Mar
06
2019
Public Hearing on Improvements to SaferProducts.gov
10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
3/6/19 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Bethesda, MD
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2019-03-06 10:00:00 2019-03-06 12:00:00 America/New_York Public Hearing on Improvements to SaferProducts.gov

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will hold a public hearing to receive information from interested parties about possible changes to CPSC's Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, www.SaferProducts.gov, to improve the website's usefulness and ease of use. The public hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on March 6, 2019.  The public hearing will be in the Hearing Room, on the 4th Floor of the Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814.  Interested parties who do not attend the public hearing in person will be able to view the public hearing through a webcast, but they will not be able to interact with the panels and presenters.

A live webcast of the Public Hearing can be viewed at https://cpsc.gov/live.

 

Bethesda, MD

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will hold a public hearing to receive information from interested parties about possible changes to CPSC's Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, www.SaferProducts.gov, to improve the website's usefulness and ease of use. The public hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on March 6, 2019.  The public hearing will be in the Hearing Room, on the 4th Floor of the Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814.  Interested parties who do not attend the public hearing in person will be able to view the public hearing through a webcast, but they will not be able to interact with the panels and presenters.

A live webcast of the Public Hearing can be viewed at https://cpsc.gov/live.

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Representatives of The Toy Association

Feb
27
2019
Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Representatives of The Toy Association
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm EST
2/27/19 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm EST
Renaissance, Washington, DC
Topic: Other
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2019-02-27 16:15:00 2019-02-27 17:15:00 America/New_York Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Representatives of The Toy Association

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her staff meeting with representatives of The Toy Association, including Al Kaufman and Joan Lawrence. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues related to harmonization, 4:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington DC.  The meeting was requested by Joan Lawrence.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at kcostello@cpsc.gov.

Renaissance, Washington, DC

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her staff meeting with representatives of The Toy Association, including Al Kaufman and Joan Lawrence. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues related to harmonization, 4:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington DC.  The meeting was requested by Joan Lawrence.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at kcostello@cpsc.gov.

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Consumer Safety Representatives

Feb
27
2019
Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Consumer Safety Representatives
2:15 pm to 4:00 pm EST
2/27/19 2:15 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Renaissance, Washington DC
Topic: Furniture
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2019-02-27 14:15:00 2019-02-27 16:00:00 America/New_York Acting Chairman Buerkle and her Staff Meeting with Consumer Safety Representatives

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her staff meeting with consumer safety representatives including, Nancy Cowles, Kids in Danger, Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America, Will Wallace, Consumer Reports, Janet McGee, LifTed, and Lisa Siefert, Shane's Foundation. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues related to furniture tipover., 2:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington DC.  The meeting was requested by Nancy Lowery.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at kcostello@cpsc.gov.

Renaissance, Washington DC

Acting Chairman Buerkle and her staff meeting with consumer safety representatives including, Nancy Cowles, Kids in Danger, Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America, Will Wallace, Consumer Reports, Janet McGee, LifTed, and Lisa Siefert, Shane's Foundation. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues related to furniture tipover., 2:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington DC.  The meeting was requested by Nancy Lowery.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at kcostello@cpsc.gov.

Andrew Lock and other Staff Participating in the BIFMA Flammability Subcommitte Meeting

Mar
06
2019
Andrew Lock and other Staff Participating in the BIFMA Flammability Subcommitte Meeting
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
3/6/19 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, Rockville MD
Topic: Furniture
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2019-03-06 13:00:00 2019-03-06 17:00:00 America/New_York Andrew Lock and other Staff Participating in the BIFMA Flammability Subcommitte Meeting

Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff will participate by phone in the BIFMA Flammability Subcommittee meeting to listen to the status of ongoing upholstered furniture flammability issues, starting at 1:00 p.m. EST 5:00 p.m.  on March 6th.  For more information contact Andrew Lock, alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099. Transmitted to Office of the Secretary 3/1/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 3/1/19.

 

National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, Rockville MD

Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff will participate by phone in the BIFMA Flammability Subcommittee meeting to listen to the status of ongoing upholstered furniture flammability issues, starting at 1:00 p.m. EST 5:00 p.m.  on March 6th.  For more information contact Andrew Lock, alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/1/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 3/1/19.

 

 

Michael Taylor and other Staff Participating in a Teleconference with the ASTM F15.42 Scope Task Group

Mar
08
2019
Michael Taylor and other Staff Participating in a Teleconference with the ASTM F15.42 Scope Task Group
9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
3/8/19 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, Rockville, MD
Topic: Other
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2019-03-08 09:30:00 2019-03-08 10:30:00 America/New_York Michael Taylor and other Staff Participating in a Teleconference with the ASTM F15.42 Scope Task Group

Michael Taylor, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.42 (Subcommittee on Furniture Safety) Scope Task Group on March 8, 2019, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM (eastern time). The meeting concerns the scope of clothing storage units, including nightstands and minimum height. This meeting was requested by the Task Group Chair, Blake Gudbaur. For more information, including call-in information, please contact Michael Taylor (mtaylor@cpsc.gov) (301-987-23380).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/1/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 3/1/19.

National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, Rockville, MD

Michael Taylor, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a teleconference with the ASTM F15.42 (Subcommittee on Furniture Safety) Scope Task Group on March 8, 2019, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM (eastern time). The meeting concerns the scope of clothing storage units, including nightstands and minimum height. This meeting was requested by the Task Group Chair, Blake Gudbaur. For more information, including call-in information, please contact Michael Taylor (mtaylor@cpsc.gov) (301-987-23380). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/1/19.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/1/19. 

Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Chemistry Council

Mar
04
2019
Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Chemistry Council
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
3/4/19 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
East West Towers, Room 723 Bethesda, Maryland
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2019-03-04 11:00:00 2019-03-04 12:00:00 America/New_York Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Chemistry Council

Commissioner Peter Feldman and Staff meeting with the American Chemistry Council. Attendees will include: Rob Simon (ACC); Judah Prero (ACC); Bob Miller (Albemarle); Barbara Little (Albemarle); Joel Tenney (ICL); Steve Scherrer (Lanxess). The meeting will be held at 11:00am, Monday, March 4, Bethesda Towers, Room 723.  The meeting was requested by Lane Hochschwender. The meeting will be open. For additional information contact Michael Lynch at mblynch@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7071.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/28/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19.

East West Towers, Room 723 Bethesda, Maryland

Commissioner Peter Feldman and Staff meeting with the American Chemistry Council. Attendees will include: Rob Simon (ACC); Judah Prero (ACC); Bob Miller (Albemarle); Barbara Little (Albemarle); Joel Tenney (ICL); Steve Scherrer (Lanxess). The meeting will be held at 11:00am, Monday, March 4, Bethesda Towers, Room 723.  The meeting was requested by Lane Hochschwender. The meeting will be open. For additional information contact Michael Lynch at mblynch@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7071.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/28/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19.

Rodney Valliere Attending the National Fireworks Association Spring Showcase

Mar
2019
07
to
Mar
2019
09
Rodney Valliere Attending the National Fireworks Association Spring Showcase
1:00 pm to 10:00 pm EST
3/7/19 1:00 pm to 3/9/19 10:00 pm EST
Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA
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2019-03-07 13:00:00 2019-03-09 22:00:00 America/New_York Rodney Valliere Attending the National Fireworks Association Spring Showcase

Rodney Valliere, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences - Chemistry, will be attending the National Fireworks Association Spring Showcase; March 7-9, 2019. The event will take place at Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA 31901. For additional information contact Rodney Valliere, (301) 987-2526.  The event is open to the public.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/28/19.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19. (S)

Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA

Rodney Valliere, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences - Chemistry, will be attending the National Fireworks Association Spring Showcase; March 7-9, 2019. The event will take place at Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA 31901. For additional information contact Rodney Valliere, (301) 987-2526.  The event is open to the public.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/28/19.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19. (S)

Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Apparel & Footwear Association

Mar
04
2019
Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Apparel & Footwear Association
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
3/4/19 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
East-West Towers, Room 723 Bethesda, Maryland Room
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2019-03-04 13:00:00 2019-03-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Commissioner Feldman and Staff Meeting with American Apparel & Footwear Association

Commissioner Peter Feldman and Staff meeting with American Apparel & Footwear Association. Attendees will include: Rick Helfenbein, AAFA President and CEO; Steve Lamar, AAFA Executive Vice President; Kristen Kern, AAFA Government Relations. The meeting will be held at 1:00pm, Monday, March 4, Bethesda Towers, Room 723.  The meeting was requested by Kristen Kern. The meeting will be open. For additional information contact Michael Lynch at mblynch@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7071. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/27/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19.

East-West Towers, Room 723 Bethesda, Maryland Room

Commissioner Peter Feldman and Staff meeting with American Apparel & Footwear Association. Attendees will include: Rick Helfenbein, AAFA President and CEO; Steve Lamar, AAFA Executive Vice President; Kristen Kern, AAFA Government Relations. The meeting will be held at 1:00pm, Monday, March 4, Bethesda Towers, Room 723.  The meeting was requested by Kristen Kern. The meeting will be open. For additional information contact Michael Lynch at mblynch@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7071. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/27/19. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/28/19.