Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants; Notice of Opportunity for Oral Presentation of Comments, 36705 [2017-16588]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Proposed Rules Issued under authority provided by 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 40103(b), 40113(a), and 44701(a) in Washington, DC, on July 26, 2017. John Barbagallo, Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service. Hammond, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 504–7923. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2017–16197 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] [CPSC Docket No. CPSC–2015–0022] Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants; Notice of Opportunity for Oral Presentation of Comments Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice of opportunity for oral presentation of comments. AGENCY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) announces that there will be an opportunity for interested persons to present oral comments on the petition requesting that the Commission initiate rulemaking under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) to declare several categories of products containing additive organohalogen flame retardants to be ‘‘banned hazardous substances.’’ DATES: The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., September 14, 2017. Requests to make oral presentations and the written text of any oral presentations must be received by the Office of the Secretary not later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. Requests to make oral presentations, and texts of oral presentations, should be captioned: ‘‘Organohalogen Flame Retardants Petition; Oral Presentation’’ and submitted by email to cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, or mailed or delivered to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, not later than 5 p.m. EDT on August 31, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the purpose or subject matter of this meeting, contact Michael Babich, Division of Toxicology & Risk Assessment, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850; telephone (301) 987–2606. For information about the procedure to make an oral presentation, contact Rockelle jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:26 Aug 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 On July 1, 2015, the Commission received a petition requesting that the Commission initiate rulemaking under the FHSA to declare several categories of products containing additive organohalogen flame retardants to be ‘‘banned hazardous substances.’’ The petition was filed by Earthjustice and the Consumer Federation of America, which are joined by American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Women’s Association, Consumers Union, Green Science Policy Institute, International Association of Fire Fighters, Kids in Danger, Philip Landrigan, M.D., M.P.H., League of United Latin American Citizens, Learning Disabilities Association of America, and Worksafe. CPSC staff has prepared a briefing package in response to the petition; the briefing package, which includes the petition in its entirety, is available at https:// www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/ PetitionHP15– 1RequestingRulemakingon CertainProductsContaining OrganohalogenFlameRetardants. pdf?aTsa_sSaCiSMf1Z_ 2CfvISjMHFEdWKZ7. B. The Public Meeting The Commission is providing this forum for oral presentations concerning the petition. See the information under the headings DATES and ADDRESSES at the beginning of this notice for information on making requests to give oral presentations at the meeting. Participants should limit their presentations to approximately 10 minutes, exclusive of any periods of questioning by the Commissioners. To prevent duplicative presentations, groups will be directed to designate a spokesperson. The Commission reserves the right to limit the time further for any presentation and impose restrictions to avoid excessive duplication of presentations. Dated: August 2, 2017. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–16588 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4702 39 CFR part 3050 [Docket No. RM2017–11; Order No. 4024] Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4910–13–P 16 CFR Chapter II POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Periodic Reporting A. Background CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 36705 Sfmt 4702 ACTION: The Commission is announcing a recent filing requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to an analytical method for use in periodic reporting (Proposal Seven). This document informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: September 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Proposal Seven III. Notice and Comment IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On July 28, 2017, the Postal Service filed a petition pursuant to 39 CFR 3050.11 requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to an analytical method relating to periodic reports.1 The Petition identifies the proposed analytical method changes filed in this docket as Proposal Seven. II. Proposal Seven The Postal Service explains that for many years it has calculated the ‘‘USPS Marketing Mail’’ dropship passthroughs for flats and parcels rate categories only with reference to the per-pound price element above the piece-pound breakpoint. For greater accuracy it proposes to include the per-piece price element below the breakpoint in the calculation. Petition, Proposal Seven at 1. 1 Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Seven), July 28, 2017 (Petition). E:\FR\FM\07AUP1.SGM 07AUP1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-16588]


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CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

16 CFR Chapter II

[CPSC Docket No. CPSC-2015-0022]


Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants; Notice of 
Opportunity for Oral Presentation of Comments

AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission.

ACTION: Notice of opportunity for oral presentation of comments.

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SUMMARY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) 
announces that there will be an opportunity for interested persons to 
present oral comments on the petition requesting that the Commission 
initiate rulemaking under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) 
to declare several categories of products containing additive 
organohalogen flame retardants to be ``banned hazardous substances.''

DATES: The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., September 14, 2017. Requests 
to make oral presentations and the written text of any oral 
presentations must be received by the Office of the Secretary not later 
than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 31, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at 4330 East West Highway, 
Bethesda, MD 20814. Requests to make oral presentations, and texts of 
oral presentations, should be captioned: ``Organohalogen Flame 
Retardants Petition; Oral Presentation'' and submitted by email to 
cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, or mailed or delivered to the Office of the 
Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, 
Bethesda, MD 20814, not later than 5 p.m. EDT on August 31, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the purpose or 
subject matter of this meeting, contact Michael Babich, Division of 
Toxicology & Risk Assessment, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 
5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850; telephone (301) 987-2606. For 
information about the procedure to make an oral presentation, contact 
Rockelle Hammond, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety 
Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 
504-7923.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    On July 1, 2015, the Commission received a petition requesting that 
the Commission initiate rulemaking under the FHSA to declare several 
categories of products containing additive organohalogen flame 
retardants to be ``banned hazardous substances.'' The petition was 
filed by Earthjustice and the Consumer Federation of America, which are 
joined by American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Women's 
Association, Consumers Union, Green Science Policy Institute, 
International Association of Fire Fighters, Kids in Danger, Philip 
Landrigan, M.D., M.P.H., League of United Latin American Citizens, 
Learning Disabilities Association of America, and Worksafe. CPSC staff 
has prepared a briefing package in response to the petition; the 
briefing package, which includes the petition in its entirety, is 
available at https://www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/PetitionHP15-1RequestingRulemakingonCertainProductsContainingOrganohalogenFlameRetardants.pdf?aTsa_sSaCiSMf1Z_2CfvISjMHFEdWKZ7.

B. The Public Meeting

    The Commission is providing this forum for oral presentations 
concerning the petition. See the information under the headings DATES 
and ADDRESSES at the beginning of this notice for information on making 
requests to give oral presentations at the meeting.
    Participants should limit their presentations to approximately 10 
minutes, exclusive of any periods of questioning by the Commissioners. 
To prevent duplicative presentations, groups will be directed to 
designate a spokesperson. The Commission reserves the right to limit 
the time further for any presentation and impose restrictions to avoid 
excessive duplication of presentations.

    Dated: August 2, 2017.
Todd A. Stevenson,
Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-16588 Filed 8-4-17; 8:45 am]
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