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Al Kaufman

The Toy Association
Sr. VP, Technical Affairs
Alan P. Kaufman is a toy industry veteran with over 40 years of experience addressing product safety, quality assurance, regulatory compliance and product testing issues for toy companies and retailers. Mr. Kaufman previously served as Vice-President for Global Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs at Toys“R”Us, Inc. Before joining Toys“R”Us, he spent more than a decade directing production, sourcing and technical services functions within The Walt Disney Company. Mr. Kaufman is a past president of the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO); he is also a member of the board of directors of ASTM International as well as the executive board of ASTM International’s Committee for Consumer Products F15. He also serves on both ASTM and ISO technical committees responsible for toy safety standards; in addition, he was the nominated US expert for the current edition of ISO/IEC Guide 50 on Children’s Safety, and is an appointed member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals. He is also a member of the steering committee for the United Nations Environment Programme's Chemicals in Products Programme.