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Week of January 06 - January 12, 2014

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January 06, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Perry Sharpless Participating in Gravity Task Group Conference Call

(This meeting was cancelled.)

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group meeting to examine mechanical properties of substitute body-blocking element materials. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/30/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/31/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 06, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler Meeting with the American Apparel and Foodwear Association

Acting Chairman Robert Adler and Chief of Staff Jason Levine met with Steve Lamar, Nate Herman, Danielle Abdul of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) and David Callet of Greenberg Traurig on behalf of AAFA to update all three Commissioners on the Association’s 2014 priorities and to discuss a few issues that affect the Association’s membership; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Danielle Abdul of AAFA.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/15/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/15/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 07, 2014
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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China

Meeting

Marc Schoem & Sylvia Chen Speaking at the South China American Chamber of Commerce

Marc Schoem, Deputy Director of the Office of Compliance and Sylvia Chen, Acting China Program Manager, will speak about current topics in toy safety and apparel compliance at the South China American Chamber of Commerce, The AmCham Tower Suite 1801, Guangzhou International Sourcing Center, No.8 East Pa Zhou Avenue, Haizhu District, 8:00am to 4:30pm. For additional information and registration, see the AmCham web site: http://www.amcham-southchina.org/amcham/event/EventPrint.jsp?eventId=1386914378515.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/26/13.   

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

January 07, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Perry Sharpless Participating in Gravity Task Group Conference Call

(This meeting was cancelled.)

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group meeting to examine mechanical properties of substitute body-blocking element materials. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/30/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/31/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 07, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Stefanie Marques Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference

Stefanie Marques, Directorate for Heath Sciences, and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference to discuss voluntary standards requirements for Highchairs.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Dave Campbell, ASTM highchair subcommittee chair.  For additional information contact Stefanie Marques (301) 987-2581; email: smarques@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/3/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/7/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 08, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Commission Meeting

Decisional Matter: Bedside Sleepers (Section 104) - Final Rule

The Commission cancelled this meeting and converted the decision to a ballot vote due on Jan 8, 2014.

Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420

A live webcast of meeting can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/live

Related Resources

Briefing Package: Safety Standard for Bedside Sleepers Final Rule

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 08, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Stefanie Marques Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference

Stefanie Marques, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference to discuss voluntary standards requirements for Highchairs.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Dave Campbell, ASTM highchair subcommittee chair.  For additional information contact Stefanie Marques (301) 987-2581; email: smarques@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/3/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/7/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

January 08, 2014
10:45 AM to 11:00 AM

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China

Meeting

Marc Schoem Speaking at the Hong Kong Toy Fair

Marc Schoem, Deputy Director of the Office of Compliance, will speak about current topics in toy safety compliance at the Hong Kong Toys Fair, to be held at the Hong Kong Convention Center at 10:35-11:00 a.m.  Presentation requested by the Hong Kong Federation of Industries.  For additional information, contact Elaine Wong, Manager - Membership Relations Division, Federation of Hong Kong Industries - 31/F, Billion Plaza, 8 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Direct Tel. +852 2732 3170 | F. +852 2721 3494, elaine.wong@fhki.org.hk .  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/26/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

January 12, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Anaheim, CA

Meeting

Neal Cohen Attending the Craft and Hobby Association Mega Show in Anaheim, CA

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) will be attending the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) Mega Show in Anaheim, CA and will be available for questions and consultations on CPSC regulations and product safety by emailing in advance.  This visit was arranged by CPSC’s Office of Education, Global Outreach, and Small Business Ombudsman.  You may arrange to meet with Mr. Cohen via his email at ncohen@cpsc.gov.  Mr. Cohen will be providing an introductory webcast to CHA members in March 2014. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/2/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial