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Week of November 11 - November 17, 2013

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November 12, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Research Triangle Park, NC

Meeting

Jacqueline Campbell Attending AATCC 2013 Fall Committee Meetings

Jacqueline Campbell, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending AATCC 2013 Fall Committee Meetings, at the Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Jacqueline Campbell at (301) 987-2024. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 12, 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Jacksonville, FL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Hope Nesteruk and Others Attending Meetings with the ASTM Subcommittees for Playground Equipment, Sports and Recreational Equipment

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff, attending meetings with the ASTM F15 subcommittees for playground equipment and ASTM F08 subcommittees for sports and recreational equipment; 9am-5pm, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront; Jacksonville, FL.  This meeting was requested by ASTM.  For more information, contact Hope Nesteruk, hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13.  

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 12, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Adler Meeting with Mary Martha McNamara (McNamara & L'Heureux, P.C.)

(This meeting is cancelled)

Commissioner Robert Adler having a luncheon meeting with Mary Martha McNamara, McNamara & L’Heureux, P.C. to discuss CPSC in general; 12:00 Noon, at the Daily Grill, Bethesda, MD.  The meeting was requested by Ms. McNamara.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/31/13.  (S)

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 12, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Association Meeting

Doug Lee Meeting with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association

Doug Lee, Andrew Trotta and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, meeting with Jonathan Stewart, National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association (NEMA) Government Relations Manager, and Kyle Pitsor, NEMA VP of Government Relations; 1:00 PM, CPSC National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD. This is an introductory meeting. Electrical testing and areas of mutual interest will also be discussed.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Stewart. For additional information contact Doug Lee at (301)987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/31/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 12, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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Jacksonville, FL

Association Meeting

Hope Nesteruk Panelist at the Annual Membership Meeting of the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, panelist for discussion of  “the future of standards for the play industry” at the annual membership meeting of the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA); 6-8pm,  Omni Hotels & Resorts; Jacksonville, FL.  This meeting was requested by IPEMA. For more information, contact Hope Nesteruk, hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 13, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Research Triangle Park, NC

Meeting

Jacqueline Campbell Attending AATCC 2013 Fall Committee Meetings

Jacqueline Campbell, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending AATCC 2013 Fall Committee Meetings, at the Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Jacqueline Campbell at (301) 987-2024. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 13, 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Jacksonville, FL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Hope Nesteruk and Others Attending Meetings with the ASTM Subcommittees for Playground Equipment, Sports and Recreational Equipment

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff, attending meetings with the ASTM F15 subcommittees for playground equipment and ASTM F08 subcommittees for sports and recreational equipment; 9am-5pm, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront; Jacksonville, FL.  This meeting was requested by ASTM.  For more information, contact Hope Nesteruk, hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13.  

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 13, 2013
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Commission Meeting

Decisional Matters: Voluntary Recall Notice NPR

Part Open/Part Closed to the Public

Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers

Matter To Be Considered

Decisional:  Voluntary Recall Notice NPR

Related Resources

Proposed Interpretive Rule: Voluntary Remedial Actions and Guidelines for Voluntary Recall Notices

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

Note: 11/19/2013

The actual meeting that occurred on November 13, 2013 was open to the public.  No portion of the meeting took place in closed session.

 

November 14, 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Jacksonville, FL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Hope Nesteruk and Others Attending Meetings with the ASTM Subcommittees for Playground Equipment, Sports and Recreational Equipment

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff, attending meetings with the ASTM F15 subcommittees for playground equipment and ASTM F08 subcommittees for sports and recreational equipment; 9am-5pm, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront; Jacksonville, FL.  This meeting was requested by ASTM.  For more information, contact Hope Nesteruk, hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13.  

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 14, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson Meeting with Green Science Policy Institute and Others

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Christopher Day, Director of Legislative Affairs, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, Office of the Chairman, meeting with Dr. Arlene Blum, Green Science Policy Institute; Brad Miller, The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association; Robert Hupe, Virco in California, as part of an introductory meeting and to discuss flammability standards, flame retardant science, and changes to California’s furniture flammability standard; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Eileen Kramer, Green Sciences Policy Institute.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary  11/5/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 14, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Celestine Kiss Participating in a Working Group Conference Call of the International Organization for Standardization

Celestine Kiss, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, will be participating in a working group conference call regarding ISO (International Organization for Standardization) TC181 (Task Group) WG7 (Working Group) Age Grading Guidelines to discuss comments received on Age Grading Guidelines proposal; 10:00 AM-11:30 AM EST. The conference call was requested by the working group chairman. For additional information contact Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547.  For conference call information contact Frank Olbrych, WG7 Chairman (folbrych@hasbro.com).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 14, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Members of the Consumer Specialty Products Association

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Joe Martyak, Chief Counsel, meeting with Chris Cathcart, President and CEO; Phil Klein, Executive Vice President, Legislative and Public Affairs; and Tim Brown, Regulatory Counsel of the Consumer Specialty Products Association.  This meeting will be an introduction to and overview of the Consumer Specialty Products Association; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Tim Brown, Regulatory Counsel, Consumer Specialty Products Association.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/6/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/6/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 14, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Members of the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Joe Martyak, Chief Counsel, meeting with Michael Dwyer, Executive Director, Julie Vallese, Managing Director of Government and Public Affairs, and Mark Fellin, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, JPMA.  Commissioner Buerkle and staff will participate in an introductory meeting with members of the JPMA; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/6/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/6/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 14, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Washington, DC

Meeting

Andrew Trotta Attending Meeting of the Fire Protection Research Foundation Research Advisory Committee

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending a meeting of the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) Research Advisory Committee to discuss the next version of the 5 year strategic research agenda; 2:00 PM; District Architecture Center, Washington, DC.  The meeting is being organized by Kathleen Almand, FPRF.  For additional information, contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

November 14, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Marietta Robinson Meeting with Members of the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association

(This meeting was previously scheduled for October 4, 2013)

Commissioner Marietta Robinson; Christopher Day, Director of Legislative Affairs; Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, Heather Bramble, Special Assistant, meeting with Michael Dwyer, Executive Director; Julie Vallese, Managing Director of Government and Public Affairs; Mark Fellin, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs (members of the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association), for an introductory meeting; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  For additional information contact Dottie, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/22/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/22/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

November 15, 2013
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with the Center for Supply Chain Management Center

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Joe Martyak, Chief Counsel, meeting with Don Kornblet, Product Safety Adviser, and Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon, Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management Center at St. Louis University to discuss the work in university-level product safety education that has been ongoing at the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 720.  The meeting was requested by Don Kornblet, Product Safety Adviser, Center for Supply Chain Management Center at St. Louis University.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/6/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/6/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 15, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Woburn, MA

Association Meeting

Andrew Trotta Meeting with the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Andrew Trotta, Engineering Sciences, meeting with Jennifer Cleary/Wayne Morris, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), AHAM range industry members and Karen Benedek/ Phil Carbone, Primaira LLC, to discuss testing of Primaira’s cooktop control systems; 9:00 a.m., Primaira, Woburn, MA.  The meeting was requested by AHAM.  For additional information contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057 or atrotta@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/8/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/12/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 15, 2013
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Adler Meeting with Center for Supply Chain Management Center

Commissioner Robert Adler and Senior Counsel Jana Fong-Swamidoss meeting with Donald Kornblet, Product Safety Adviser, Center for Supply Chain Management Center, St. Louis University; Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon, Director of the Center; and Ben Kornblet, BKC Group, to discuss the Center’s Product Safety management certificate course and to briefly review activities at the university-level in product safety education during the past 5 years.  The meeting is being held at 9:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Kornblet.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/7/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/7/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial