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Week of October 15 - October 21, 2012

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October 15, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Association Meeting

Product Safety Rules and Periodic Testing Requirements

Exhibitors: Are you ready for February 2013? CPSC Update on Product Safety Rules and Periodic Testing Requirements. In this session tailored towards manufacturers, importers, private labelers, and others, we will discuss recent and pending changes to regulations for durable infant products and other children’s products. We will also spend a great deal of time discussing the testing and certification requirements of CPSIA and the periodic testing requirements that are set to go into effect in February 8, 2013. See www.cpsc.gov/3PT and www.cpsc.gov/durableinfantproducts for additional resources and links.

October 15, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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U.S. regulatory requirements meeting

Mr. Cohen will be available all day on Monday and Tuesday of the Expo to speak and can be reached via Twitter @CPSCSmallBiz and via email at ncohen@cpsc.gov during the Expo. The presentation was requested by Neal Cohen to provide businesses manufacturing, importing, and selling juvenile products an update of the U.S. regulatory requirements and to prepare those businesses for the periodic testing requirements that become effective on February 8, 2013. For additional information, please contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/10/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/11/12.

October 15, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 15, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Louisville, KY

Public Hearing

2012 ABC Kids Expo

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking to attendees at the 2012 ABC Kids Expo at the Louisville, KY Exposition Center.

October 15, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Louisville, KY

Association Meeting

ABC Kid’s Expo

*Commissioner Nancy Nord will participate in the ABC Kid’s Expo in Louisville, KY. For additional information contact Timothy Reggev, (301) 504-7040. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/4/12. Posted on Master Calendar 10/5/12.

October 16, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Retailers & Buyers meeting

Retailers & Buyers: Your Roles in Federal Consumer Product Safety. In this session tailored towards buyers and retailers, you will learn not only about a retailer’s responsibilities under federal law but the tools available to you to protect your customers and yourselves. Additional information is available at www.cpsc.gov/retailer. Information may also be relevant for manufacturers and exhibitors unable to attend the Monday presentation.

October 16, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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U.S. regulatory requirements meeting

Mr. Cohen will be available all day on Monday and Tuesday of the Expo to speak and can be reached via Twitter @CPSCSmallBiz and via email at ncohen@cpsc.gov during the Expo. The presentation was requested by Neal Cohen to provide businesses manufacturing, importing, and selling juvenile products an update of the U.S. regulatory requirements and to prepare those businesses for the periodic testing requirements that become effective on February 8, 2013. For additional information, please contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/10/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/11/12.

October 16, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 16, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Louisville, KY

Public Hearing

2012 ABC Kids Expo

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking to attendees at the 2012 ABC Kids Expo at the Louisville, KY Exposition Center.

October 16, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Louisville, KY

Association Meeting

ABC Kid’s Expo

*Commissioner Nancy Nord will participate in the ABC Kid’s Expo in Louisville, KY. For additional information contact Timothy Reggev, (301) 504-7040. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/4/12. Posted on Master Calendar 10/5/12.

October 17, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Retailers & Buyers meeting

Retailers & Buyers: Your Roles in Federal Consumer Product Safety. In this session tailored towards buyers and retailers, you will learn not only about a retailer’s responsibilities under federal law but the tools available to you to protect your customers and yourselves. Additional information is available at www.cpsc.gov/retailer. Information may also be relevant for manufacturers and exhibitors unable to attend the Monday presentation.

October 17, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 17, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Reno, NV

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings

*Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending the ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV . This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987- 2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/10/12. Posted in Public Calendar 10/10/12.

October 17, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Las Vegas, NV

Association Meeting

SGIA Expo

*Commissioner Nancy Nord will participate in the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, NV. For additional information contact Timothy Reggev, (301) 504-7040. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/4/12. Posted on Master Calendar 10/5/12.

October 18, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 18, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Reno, NV

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings

*Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending the ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV . This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987- 2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/10/12. Posted in Public Calendar 10/10/12.

October 19, 2012
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) Standards Committee

Christopher Musto, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences (Chemistry Division), Demar Granados, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and Thomas Hardison, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, meeting with American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) Standards Committee. This is a meeting of the AFSL Standards Committee; 8:00 a.m., October 19 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD. The Committee will be touring through the NPTEC, focusing on the storage and testing of consumer fireworks; 9:30 a.m., 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by AFSL. For additional information contact Christopher Musto, (301) 987-2090. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/15/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/17/12.

October 19, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 19, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Reno, NV

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings

*Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending the ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV . This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987- 2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/10/12. Posted in Public Calendar 10/10/12.

October 20, 2012
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) Standards Committee

Christopher Musto, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences (Chemistry Division), Demar Granados, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and Thomas Hardison, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, meeting with American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL) Standards Committee. This is a meeting of the AFSL Standards Committee; 8:00 a.m., October 19 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD. The Committee will be touring through the NPTEC, focusing on the storage and testing of consumer fireworks; 9:30 a.m., 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by AFSL. For additional information contact Christopher Musto, (301) 987-2090. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/15/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 10/17/12.

October 20, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.

October 20, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Reno, NV

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings

*Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending the ASTM F24.60 Trampoline Park subcommittee meetings at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV . This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information, contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987- 2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/10/12. Posted in Public Calendar 10/10/12.

October 21, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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ICPHSO conference

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director, Scott Wolfson, Office of Communications, Marc Schoem, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Richard O’Brien and Tom Phillips, Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, will participate in the ICPHSO conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium: October 18 - Port of Rotterdam Tour; October 19 - Stakeholders meeting for OECD Global Recalls Portal Launch; October 22 - Meeting with Trading Standards Institute in London, England; October 23 - Meeting with Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and testing lab tour. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/20/12. Posted on Master Calendar 9/20/12.