Track: Corporate Responsibility
New Age Grading Guidance From The CPSC
The Consumer Products Safety Commission has released new age grading guidance. This session is a must for manufacturers, sellers and importers of toys. The new guidance makes some age group changes to existing toys, adds a number of toys to the guidelines and makes some qualitative statements to existing toys. Anne Stone and Sue DeRagon walk attendees through the most recent changes and offer some best practices. This session will qualify as an elective for the Product Safety Awareness initiative.
Speakers: (click image for details)
Anne Stone PPAI View speaker details
Director of Public Affairs
Anne Stone is the director of public affairs for Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). In this role, she is responsible for guiding PPAI’s legislative and government relations efforts—including taking a contingent of PPAI members to Washington, D.C. to advocate directly to U.S. lawmakers on issues important to the promotional products industry. Anne also oversees the Association’s product responsibility programs including the development of industry best practices and the PPAI Product Safety Summit—a two-day education event focused specifically on product responsibility issues. She currently serves as staff liaison to both the Government Relations Action Council and the Product Responsibility Action Council. A frequent speaker on the topics of product responsibility and legislative advocacy, Anne is also a member of ASTM and serves on the board of directors for the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO).
Susan DeRagon Asia Inspection View speaker details
Senior Technical Consultant
Susan DeRagon is the Senior Technical Consultant for Asia Inspection. Ms. DeRagon has over 25 years of experience in the toy and premiums industry, and has worked with PPAI as a technical consultant since 2008. Ms. DeRagon has conducted numerous technical seminars and webinars, and works closely with companies to provide the highest level of quality service in the areas of product testing, quality assurance, safety evaluations and inspections. Ms. DeRagon is an active member of the Toy Industry Association and the American Society for Testing and Materials, participating on several toy and children's product standards committees. She is also on the Board of Directors for ICPHSO, the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization.
- When: Monday, January 14, 2019
- Time: 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
- Where: Breakers J
- MAS/CAS: CAS 0.5