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Week of November 12 - November 18, 2012

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November 13, 2012
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

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Kittery, Maine

Association Meeting

Manufacturing processes general and proprietary

Dean W. Woodard, Director of Education, Global Outreach, and SBO and Mr. John Golden, CPSC’s Regional Product Safety Officer in Beijing, will meet with Kim S. Durling and staff of National Gypsum Corporation. The meeting will take place at the National Gypsum plant in Kittery, Maine; 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  The discussions will center on manufacturing processes general and proprietary. (A portion of the meeting will be closed to the public because of the proprietary information that will be discussed.)  The meeting was requested by Dean W. Woodard. For additional information contact Dean W. Woodard, (301) 504-7651 or DWoodard@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary on 11/5/2012.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/6/12. 

November 13, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Research Triangle Park, NC

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

AATCC 2012 Fall Committee Meetings

Jacqueline Campbell, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending AATCC 2012 Fall Committee Meetings, at the Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC. For additional information contact Jacqueline Campbell, (301) 987-2024. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/31/12. Posted in Public Calendar 10/31/12.

November 13, 2012
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM working group teleconference

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference, 11:00 a.m.,  to discuss voluntary standards requirements for baby monitors.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Tony Paolo, ASTM working group chair.  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; email: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Public Calendar 11/6/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/6/12. 

November 14, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Atlanta, GA

Association Meeting

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, attending a meeting of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention.  The meeting is being held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chamblee Campus, Atlanta, GA.  For additional information contact Kristina Hatlelid, (301) 504-7254 or khatlelid@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/2/12. Posted on Master Calendar 11/5/12.

November 14, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F08 Committee Meetings

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and Ian Hall, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ASTM F08 Committee Meetings at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, GA. For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/13/12.

November 14, 2012
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hearing Room 420

Open to the Public

Matters to be Discussed


Briefing Matters:

1. Bedside Sleepers - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking;


2. Handheld Carriers - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

 

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

  • Status:Open to the Public

November 14, 2012
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Washington, DC

Association Meeting

NAM CPSC coalition meeting

*Chairman Inez Tenenbaum will be the guest speaker at the NAM CPSC coalition meeting. The coalition is comprised of manufacturers, retailers, law firms representing manufacturers of consumer goods and trade associations representing manufacturers and retailers, respectively; 1:00 p.m., NAM Headquarters, 733 10th St., NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/7/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/7/12.

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

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Atlanta, GA

Association Meeting

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, attending a meeting of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention.  The meeting is being held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chamblee Campus, Atlanta, GA.  For additional information contact Kristina Hatlelid, (301) 504-7254 or khatlelid@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/2/12. Posted on Master Calendar 11/5/12.

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

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F08 Committee Meetings

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and Ian Hall, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ASTM F08 Committee Meetings at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, GA. For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/13/12.

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

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Public Hearing

Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government

Commissioner Nancy Nord will be speaking at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  For additional information contact Timothy Reggev, (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/7/12.  Posted on Master Calendar 11/8/12. 

November 15, 2012
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM Hand Held Carrier task group

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff, will be participating in a phone conference with the ASTM Hand Held Carrier task group at 1:00pm EST to discuss the warnings for restraints hazards. This meeting was requested by ASTM. To get call information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/13/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/13/12.

November 15, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Proprietary information for screening Phthalates in consumer products

Commissioner Robert Adler, Jan Fong-Swamidoss and Jason Levin, Counsel to Commissioner Adler, meeting with Stephen Dietz and Michael Gray of ThermoFisher Scientific’s Niton unit to discuss proprietary information for screening Phthalates in consumer products; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723. The meeting was requested by Stephen Dietz, Product Marketing Manager of ThermoFisher Scientific. (The meeting is closed to the public because of the proprietary information that will be discussed.) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/13/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/14/12.

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

November 15, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Association Meeting

ASTM Hand Held Carrier

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with the ASTM Hand Held Carrier task group at 2:00pm EST to discuss the handle auto-lock test. This meeting was requested by ASTM. To get call information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/9/12. Posted on Master Calendar 11/9/12.

November 15, 2012
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Handheld instrument technology for screening for phthalates in consumer products

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum; Matt Howsare, Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel; Elliot Kay, Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel; Anu Connor, Senior Counsel; and Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Stephen Dietz and Michael Gray of ThermoFisher Scientific to discuss their handheld instrument technology for screening for phthalates in consumer products; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  (The meeting is closed to the public because of the proprietary information that will be discussed.)  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/13/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/13/12.

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

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

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Atlanta, GA

Association Meeting

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, attending a meeting of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention.  The meeting is being held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chamblee Campus, Atlanta, GA.  For additional information contact Kristina Hatlelid, (301) 504-7254 or khatlelid@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/2/12. Posted on Master Calendar 11/5/12.

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

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM F08 Committee Meetings

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and Ian Hall, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ASTM F08 Committee Meetings at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, GA. For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/12/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/13/12.

November 16, 2012
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group

*Caroleene Paul, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group, to discuss findings related to hand/finger injuries from blade contact and recommendations for performance requirements; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., calling in from 5 Research Place, Room 103.  The meeting was requested by Mahmood Tabaddor of UL.  For additional information contact Caroleene Paul (301) 987-2225; e-mail: cpaul@cpsc.gov.   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/12.  Posted on Master Calendar. 11/5/12.