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Week of February 25 - March 03, 2013

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February 25, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Clearwater Beach, FL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

UL Standards Technical Panel 1042

Randy Butturini, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be participating in the UL Standards Technical Panel 1042 meeting at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767-2746. The panel will consider several items related to the UL Standard for Safety for Movable and Wall- or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters, UL 1278, and one item related to the UL Standard for Safety for Fixed And Location-dedicated Electric Room Heaters, UL 2021. Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST. This meeting was requested by Mr. Joe Musso, of UL. For additional information, please contact Randy Butturini (rbutturini@cpsc.gov) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/5/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/5/13. (S)

February 25, 2013
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Association Meeting

Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Green Science Policy Institute Staff and Other Parties

Commissioner Robert Adler and counselors Jana Fong-Swamidoss and Jason Levine meeting with Arlene Blum of the Green Science Policy Institute; Malin Nasmin, IDEA; Guillermo Rodriguez, Office Depot; Sara Pistolesi; Liu Mimi; and Megan Pratz, Producer of PBS's "To the Contrary"; to discuss science and policy updates on flame retardants; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers,Hearing Room 420. The meeting was requested by Arlene Blum. For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/8/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/12/13. (S)

February 25, 2013
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Staff Workshop

CSA Group Tour of CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be hosting Greg Orloff, CSA Group, on a tour of CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Room 151-01, CPSC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The tour was requested by CSA and is open meeting.  For additional  information contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/21/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/21/13.  (N)

February 27, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F15.21 (sling carriers) Technical Requirements Task Group Meeting

Hope Nesteruk, Tim Smith, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other staff will be attending the ASTM F15.21 (sling carriers) Technical Requirements task group meeting. The meeting is being held 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center  (5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850).  This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Tim Smith (tsmith@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/12/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/13/13.

February 27, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Crystal City, VA

Association Meeting

ICPHSO 2013 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium on Home Health Care

Commissioner Robert Adler speaking at ICPHSO's 2013 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium on Home Health Care to discuss potential product safety issues for home health care products to increase safety, security and independence; Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA. The meeting was requested by Eli Szamosi, CSA Group. For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell at 301-504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/7/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/8/13. (S)

February 27, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Association Meeting

NOTE: This meeting has been cancelled.

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with Pat Boyer and John Donovan, State Farm, to discuss areas of potential collaboration between CPSC technical staff and State Farm Building Technology Research; 1:00 p.m.; CPSC National Product Test Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD.  The meeting was requested by State Farm.  For additional information contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057 or atrotta@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/19/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/20/13. (S)

February 28, 2013
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Association Meeting

Chairman ICPHSO Speech

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum delivered the keynote speech at the 20th International Consumer Product Health and Safety (ICPHSO) Symposium; Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary  3/20/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/20/13.  (S)

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February 28, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Crystal City, VA.

Association Meeting

20th International Consumer Product Health and Safety (ICPHSO) Symposium

Various CPSC staff attending and participating in the 20th International Consumer Product Health and Safety  (ICPHSO) Symposium , Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA. For additional information contact Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations at 301-504-7520 or visit the ICPHSO website at www.icphso.org . Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/23/13.  Posted on the Master Calendar 1/23/13.

March 01, 2013
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

Commissioner Robert Adler Speaking to ICPHSO’s ABA Law Day Panel

Commissioner Robert Adler speaking to ICPHSO’s ABA Law Day panel on Recalls through Administrative Litigation; 8:45 a.m., Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Virginia.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/20/13.  Posted in Public Calendar 2/21/13.  (S)

March 01, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Crystal City, VA.

Association Meeting

20th International Consumer Product Health and Safety (ICPHSO) Symposium

Various CPSC staff attending and participating in the 20th International Consumer Product Health and Safety  (ICPHSO) Symposium , Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA. For additional information contact Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations at 301-504-7520 or visit the ICPHSO website at www.icphso.org . Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/23/13.  Posted on the Master Calendar 1/23/13.

March 01, 2013
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Tim Smith and Human Factors staff meeting with Charles Burhans, Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc

Tim Smith, Engineering Psychologist, and other Human Factors staff; meeting with Charles Burhans, Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc., regarding ANSI Z535 developments related to warnings in electronic media; 1:30 p.m. EST, at CPSC Rockville, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD (Room 103). The meeting was requested by Mr. Burhans. For additional information contact Tim Smith, (301) 987-2557, tsmith@cpsc.gov. (S)