Wednesday, April 10, 2013

CPSC Staff to Attend Furniture Flammability Summit in Atlanta on April 16th

On April 16, 2013, Rohit Khanna, Fire Program Area Team Leader, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") and Treye Thomas, Chemical Program Area Team Leader, Directorate for Health Sciences, CPSC, will be attending the Furniture Flammability/Human Health Summit held by Underwriters Laboratories, partnering with the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the United States Fire Administration to provide staff presentations on Regulatory Review of Furniture Flammability and Exposure Assessment Approaches for Flame Retardant Chemical in Upholstered Furniture and Mattresses. The meeting is being held at 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, 800 Spring Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgoa 30308. For additional information contact Rohit Khanna, (301) 987-2508 or Treye Thomas, (301) 987-2560.

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