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Week of July 27 - August 02, 2015

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July 27, 2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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George Borlase and other CPSC Staff Participating in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2015 Healthy Aging Summit

George Borlase, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff, participating in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2015 Healthy Aging Summit, Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC.  For more information, contact Patricia Adair at 301-987-2238 or padair@cpsc.gov; further information can be found in the Federal Register notice announcing CPSC’s participation in the 2015 Healthy Aging Summit https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/05/26/2015-12589/announcement-of-consumer-product-safety-commissions-participation-in-2015-healthy-aging-summit.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/30/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/1/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 27, 2015 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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Neal Cohen and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Intertek

Neal S. Cohen, Small Business Ombudsman, and members of staff, including from Office of Import Surveillance, are meeting with Intertek in order for to demonstrate their “iComply” CPSC testing and certification system.  Attending from Intertek will be:  Quin Dodd, Outside Counsel for Intertek; Dr. Pratik Ichhaporia, Director of Technical Services, Intertek; Ms. Stephanie Fok, Sr. Dir., Innovation Systems and Solutions, Intertek; and Ms. Laxmi Ravikumar, Technical Specialist, Intertek.  The meeting will be held at 2:30 – 3:30 pm. at the Commission’s headquarters in Bethesda, MD. This meeting was requested by Quin Dodd, Outside Counsel for Intertek. For additional information contact, Neal Cohen (301) 504- 7504. (The meeting is closed to the public because of the proprietary information regarding the iComply system that will be discussed.) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/21/15. Posted in the Public Calendar 7/23/15.

  • Status: Closed to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 28, 2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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George Borlase and other CPSC Staff Participating in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2015 Healthy Aging Summit

George Borlase, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff, participating in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2015 Healthy Aging Summit, Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC.  For more information, contact Patricia Adair at 301-987-2238 or padair@cpsc.gov; further information can be found in the Federal Register notice announcing CPSC’s participation in the 2015 Healthy Aging Summit https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/05/26/2015-12589/announcement-of-consumer-product-safety-commissions-participation-in-2015-healthy-aging-summit.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/30/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/1/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 28, 2015 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
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Carol Cave Meeting with NRF International Trade Advisory Committee and the Strategic Supply Chain Council

Carol Cave, Office of Import Surveillance, meeting with NRF International Trade Advisory Committee and the Strategic Supply Chain Council to provide an update on the CPSC Alpha Pilot and timeline for implementation with ACE; 10:15-10:45 EST at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC.  The meeting was requested by Jon Gold, VP Supply Chain and Customs Policy, NRF.  For additional information contact Carol Cave, (301) 504-7677.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/7/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/7/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 29, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Telecon on Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in an ASTM Subcommittee F15.45 task group teleconference for Candle Fire Safety from 10:00 am EST to 11:00 am EST.  For additional information including call-in instructions contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org, 610-832-9719).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/15/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/15/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 29, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Patricia Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Participating in the ASTM Task Group Conference Call

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participating in the ASTM task group conference call regarding Gates/Enclosures, to be held at 11:00am EST. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For more information, please contact Patricia Edwards at pedwards@cpsc.gov or at 301-987-2224. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/15/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/15/15. 

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 29, 2015 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with Virginia Thompson with Integration Point

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is meeting with Virginia Thompson, Vice President – Product Management, Integration Point to discuss import surveillance issues; 11:30 a.m. CDT; 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/23/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 29, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Attending Chicago COAC Quarterly Meeting

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is attending the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) meeting; 1:00 p.m. CDT; Crown Plaza Chicago O’Hare, Ballroom 31, 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/23/15. 

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 29, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Janet Buyer and Matthew Brookman Participating in a Meeting of a Task Group for UL 2201 Portable Engine Generator Assemblies

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be participating in a teleconference meeting of the Task Group for UL 2201, Portable Engine Generator Assemblies; 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT.  For additional information contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov, (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/10/15.  Posted in the Pubic Calendar 7/10/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 30, 2015 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Attending Trade Outlook 2020 Roundtable

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is attending the Trade Outlook 2020 Roundtable sponsored by the University of Southern California’s Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management; 8:30 a.m. CDT; Crown Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center, 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary  7/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/23/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
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July 30, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Scott Ayers Participating in CANENA Technical Committee 61C Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in CANENA Technical Committee 61C teleconference on safety requirements for household refrigerators and freezers; 10:00 am EST to 11:30 am EST.  For information on this meeting, included call-in information, please contact Matthew B. Williams, of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (mwilliams@aham.org, 202-872-5955).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/30/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/2/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 30, 2015 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Chairman Kaye and Staff Meeting with Representatives of The Home Depot

Meeting notice updated on 7/22/15.

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with representatives of The Home Depot, including Mr. Craig Menear, Chairman, CEO and President of The Home Depot. The Chairman and Mr. Menear will be discussing opportunities for cooperation and mutual interest matters based on a discussion of proprietary Home Depot data, including data on window coverings.  10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Ron Jarvis of The Home Depot.  For additional information contact, Stephen McGoogan (301) 504- 7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/26/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/26/15.

  • Status: Closed to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 30, 2015 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Attending Border Interagency Executive Council Workshop

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is attending the Border Interagency Executive Council (BIEC) Outreach Workshop hosted by the Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association; 1:30 p.m. CDT; Topco Building, 150 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/23/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 30, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Patricia Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Participating in the ASTM Task Group Conference Call

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will participating in the ASTM task group conference call regarding Gates/Enclosures, to be held at 2:00pm EST. The meeting was requested by ASTM. For more information, please contact Patricia Edwards at pedwards@cpsc.gov or at 301-987-2224. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/15/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/15/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 30, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Chairman Kaye to Speak with Members of the National Association of Manufacturers

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye is speaking with the National Association of Manufacturers CPSC Coalition. Attendees from CPSC will be Jonathan Midgett, Senior Science and Policy Advisor to the Chairman and Chairman Elliot F. Kaye. The Chairman will be giving a brief introduction and then engaging in a question and answer period with the NAM attendees. 2:00 p.m., 733 10th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC. The meeting was requested by Eric Glavich of The National Association of Manufacturers. For additional information contact, Stephen McGoogan (301) 504- 7588 to attend, please contact Erik Glavich of the NAM at (202) 637-3179 or eglavich@nam.org to register.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/27/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/28/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 31, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Respresentatives from ExxonMobil

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, and Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant (Office of Commissioner Buerkle) to meet with ExxonMobil to discuss phthalate rulemaking. Representing ExxonMobil will be Robert Nolan, Chris Wallace, Jennifer Foreman, Donna Petrone, and Anne Claassen; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Robert Nolan, ExxonMobil.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/28/15.  Posted in Public Calendar 7/28/15.  (S)

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 31, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Mike Gentine Meeting with Representatives from ExxonMobil

Mike Gentine, Special Assistant and Counsel to Commissioner Joe Mohorovic, meeting with representatives from ExxonMobil: Robert Nolan, Chris Wallace, Donna Petrone, and Jennifer Foreman; and Anne Claassen, outside consultant to ExxonMobil to discuss the phthalates rulemaking. 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 722, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Robert Nolan. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/27/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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July 31, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives from ExxonMobil

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with representatives from ExxonMobil:  Robert Nolan, Chris Wallace, Donna Petrone, Jennifer Foreman, and Anne Claasen, Consultant, to discuss phthalates rulemaking; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Robert Nolan, ExxonMobil.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee at dslee@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/27/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/28/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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