F15 Consumer Products

    Approximately two weeks prior to the meeting, meeting room names will be added to the schedule.


    The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) and ASTM International are sponsoring a one-day workshop on the development of voluntary safety standards for consumer products. This one-day workshop will help participants better understand the potential benefits, drawbacks, and limitations of voluntary safety standards, the process for developing a consensus-based standard, some key considerations associated with standard development, and how regulators and government representatives perceive the utility and role of voluntary safety standards. The workshop's panels will feature representatives from various manufacturers, retailers, law firms, standards organizations, global regulatory agencies, and consumer advocacy organizations who will present the full range of views.

    While there is no cost to attend, advance registration will be required. Breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided. As additional information on registration and the workshop agenda becomes available, it will be posted at www.icphso.org and www.astm.org.


    We ask all attendees to preregister for this meeting. The registration information significantly assists us in preparations for the meeting.

    The cut-off for preregistration is October 5, 2017.

    Please click on the highlighted "Register Now" button above.


    ICPHSO is also pleased to make available to Workshop attendees, a tour of the CPSC National Product Testing Evaluation Center in Rockville, Maryland on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. While you don't have to be an ICPHSO member to participate in the lab tour, because of limited space, ICPHSO members will receive priority placement for the tour, but all workshop attendees can register. Space is limited during the tour and additional details will be provided as they become available. If interested in this limited opportunity tour, please complete the questionnaire: www.surveymonkey.com/r/MXMRFGY.

    Further questions about the Lab Tour can be sent to mschoem@icphso.org.


    Any questions should be directed to:

    Staff Manager:Len Morrissey
    Phone: 610-832-9719
    Email: lmorrissey@astm.org
    Administrative Assistant:Jamie Huffnagle
    Phone: 610-832-9712
    Email: jhuffnagle@astm.org

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