Steve Hanway Participating in an ASTM Meeting Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Dec
06
2017
Steve Hanway Participating in an ASTM Meeting Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
12/6/17 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Bethesda, MD
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2017-12-06 10:00:00 2017-12-06 11:00:00 America/New_York Steve Hanway Participating in an ASTM Meeting Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Steve Hanway, Directorate for Epidemiology staff will be participating in a meeting with the ASTM Liquid Laundry Packets subcommittee regarding evaluation of the F3159-15 voluntary standard and establishing reduction goals; 10:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held via telephone. For additional information contact Steve Hanway at shanway@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7256.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/24/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17. 

Bethesda, MD

Steve Hanway, Directorate for Epidemiology staff will be participating in a meeting with the ASTM Liquid Laundry Packets subcommittee regarding evaluation of the F3159-15 voluntary standard and establishing reduction goals; 10:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held via telephone. For additional information contact Steve Hanway at shanway@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7256.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/24/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17. 

Xinrong Chen Meeting with Environmental Protection Agency and Other Stakeholders

Dec
11
2017
Xinrong Chen Meeting with Environmental Protection Agency and Other Stakeholders
8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST
12/11/17 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST
Washington, DC
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2017-12-11 08:30:00 2017-12-11 17:00:00 America/New_York Xinrong Chen Meeting with Environmental Protection Agency and Other Stakeholders

Xinrong Chen, Directorate for Health Sciences, meeting with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other stakeholders to discuss Prioritization for Risk Evaluation Under Amended TSCA; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 (https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca/meetings-and-webinars-amended-toxic-substances-control#12/11).  The meeting was requested by EPA (EPA is the sponsor and organizer of this public meeting).  For additional information contact Xinrong Chen, (301) 987-2761.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17.  (S)

Washington, DC

Xinrong Chen, Directorate for Health Sciences, meeting with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other stakeholders to discuss Prioritization for Risk Evaluation Under Amended TSCA; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 (https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca/meetings-and-webinars-amended-toxic-substances-control#12/11).  The meeting was requested by EPA (EPA is the sponsor and organizer of this public meeting).  For additional information contact Xinrong Chen, (301) 987-2761.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17.  (S)

Celestine Kish and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with the ASTM F15 Task Group for Booster Seats

Dec
06
2017
Celestine Kish and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with the ASTM F15 Task Group for Booster Seats
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
12/6/17 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Rockville, MD
Topic: Baby/Toddler
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2017-12-06 13:00:00 2017-12-06 14:30:00 America/New_York Celestine Kish and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with the ASTM F15 Task Group for Booster Seats

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group for booster seats to discuss adding requirements to address booster seats that attach over the top of an adult chair; 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17.  (S)

Rockville, MD

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group for booster seats to discuss adding requirements to address booster seats that attach over the top of an adult chair; 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/24/17.  (S)

Tim Smith Participating in a Conference Call of the ASTM Ad Hoc Language Task Group

Dec
01
2017
Tim Smith Participating in a Conference Call of the ASTM Ad Hoc Language Task Group
10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
12/1/17 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Rockville, MD
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2017-12-01 10:00:00 2017-12-01 12:00:00 America/New_York Tim Smith Participating in a Conference Call of the ASTM Ad Hoc Language Task Group

Tim Smith, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call of the ASTM Ad Hoc Language Task Group; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST. The meeting was requested by ASTM and will discuss new business. For additional information, please contact Tim Smith, tsmith@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/17.  (S)

Rockville, MD

Tim Smith, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call of the ASTM Ad Hoc Language Task Group; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST. The meeting was requested by ASTM and will discuss new business. For additional information, please contact Tim Smith, tsmith@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/22/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/17.  (S)

Name of product:
Street Charge solar powered mobile device charging stations
Hazard:

The weld connecting the top and bottom posts can fail and allow the top post to fall, posing an impact hazard to nearby consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
22, 2017
Recall number:
18-703
Consumer Contact:

Goal Zero toll-free at 877-897-3193 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.goalzero.com and click on “Product Notifications” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Street Charge solar powered charging stations used to charge up to six mobile devices at a time. The charging stations are approximately 150 inches tall by 63 inches wide by 54 inches deep. Aluminum panels cover three sides of the tree-shaped charging station’s top post. “Street Charge” is etched on the product panels.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charging stations until a free inspection and repair of weld connections is conducted by Goal Zero. The firm is notifying all known customers.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of the top post detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Colleges, stadiums and other public facilities nationwide from October 2014 through February 2017 for between $5,500 and $10,000.

Distributor(s):

Goal Zero LLC, of Bluffdale, Utah

Manufactured In:
United States
Units:
About 118

Acting Chairman Buerkle and Staff Meeting with the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory

Nov
28
2017
Acting Chairman Buerkle and Staff Meeting with the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
11/28/17 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Bethesda, MD
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2017-11-28 15:30:00 2017-11-28 16:30:00 America/New_York Acting Chairman Buerkle and Staff Meeting with the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory

Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle and staff will meet with John Rogers, Executive Director, American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) to discuss issues related to fireworks. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 724. The meeting was requested by John Rodgers.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at 301-504-7237. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/17.  (S)

Bethesda, MD

Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle and staff will meet with John Rogers, Executive Director, American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) to discuss issues related to fireworks. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 724. The meeting was requested by John Rodgers.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello at 301-504-7237. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/17.  (S)

Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with PSD, Inc.

Nov
27
2017
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with PSD, Inc.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
11/27/17 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Bethesda, MD
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2017-11-27 15:00:00 2017-11-27 16:00:00 America/New_York Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with PSD, Inc.

Commissioner Robert Adler and Staff will meet with Paul McKain of PSD, Inc., Alan Korn of Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation, and Quin Dodd (attorney) to discuss vacuum diffusion technology and how pool drains equipped with it might be considered an “other system” for compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. The meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 714. The meeting was requested by Quin Dodd. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)

Bethesda, MD

Commissioner Robert Adler and Staff will meet with Paul McKain of PSD, Inc., Alan Korn of Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation, and Quin Dodd (attorney) to discuss vacuum diffusion technology and how pool drains equipped with it might be considered an “other system” for compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. The meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 714. The meeting was requested by Quin Dodd. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)

Andrew Lock, Allyson Tenney and Kris Hatlelid Attending the UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit

Dec
2017
12
to
Dec
2017
14
Andrew Lock, Allyson Tenney and Kris Hatlelid Attending the UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit
6:00 pm to 06:30 pm EST
12/12/17 6:00 pm to 12/14/17 6:30 pm EST
Atlanta, GA
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2017-12-12 18:00:00 2017-12-14 18:30:00 America/New_York Andrew Lock, Allyson Tenney and Kris Hatlelid Attending the UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit

Andrew Lock and Allyson Tenney, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, as well as Kris Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, will attend the UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit to present on and discuss furniture flammability issues with industry, academic, and government representatives from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 12th and from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on December 13th and 14th  at Emory University Conference Center, Atlanta Georgia.  For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)

Atlanta, GA

Andrew Lock and Allyson Tenney, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, as well as Kris Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, will attend the UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit to present on and discuss furniture flammability issues with industry, academic, and government representatives from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 12th and from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on December 13th and 14th  at Emory University Conference Center, Atlanta Georgia.  For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)

Andrew Lock Participating by Phone in the ASTM E05.15 Subcommittee Meeting on Furnishings and Contents

Dec
07
2017
Andrew Lock Participating by Phone in the ASTM E05.15 Subcommittee Meeting on Furnishings and Contents
8:00 am to 9:30 am EST
12/7/17 8:00 am to 9:30 am EST
Rockville, MD
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2017-12-07 08:00:00 2017-12-07 09:30:00 America/New_York Andrew Lock Participating by Phone in the ASTM E05.15 Subcommittee Meeting on Furnishings and Contents

Andrew Lock will be participating by phone in the ASTM E05.15 subcommittee meeting on furnishings and contents to discuss upholstered furniture flammability standards development from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)

Rockville, MD

Andrew Lock will be participating by phone in the ASTM E05.15 subcommittee meeting on furnishings and contents to discuss upholstered furniture flammability standards development from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/21/17.  (S)