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Week of November 26 - December 02, 2012

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November 27, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA

Association Meeting

Proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code

*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with the National Electrical Code – Code Making Panel 2 to discuss comments on proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The meeting was requested by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/20/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.

November 27, 2012
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Cleveland, Ohio

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Canadian Standards Association (CSA)/ANSI Z21/83 Technical Committee meeting

(Meeting Cancelled)

*Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending the Canadian Standards Association (CSA)/ANSI Z21/83 Technical Committee meeting to discuss two of CPSC staff’s technical reports (“Evaluation of the Durability and Longevity of Chemicals Sensors Used In-Situ for Carbon Monoxide Safety Shutdown of Gas Furnaces” and “Updated Review of In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and "Modern" Gas Furnaces and Boilers”); 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., CSA Group, 8501 E. Pleasant Valley Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44131. The meeting was requested by CSA. The meeting is open. For additional information, contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/19/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 28, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA

Association Meeting

Proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code

*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with the National Electrical Code – Code Making Panel 2 to discuss comments on proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The meeting was requested by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/20/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.

November 28, 2012
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hearing Room 420

Open to the Public

Matters to be Discussed

Decisional Matters:

1. Bedside Sleepers – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking;
2. Handheld Carriers – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking;
3. Representative Samples – Final Rule

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

  • Status:Open to the Public

November 28, 2012
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM task group teleconference

Gregory K. Rea, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be participating in an ASTM task group teleconference at 10:30 a.m. to consider the negative vote to the proposed play yard bassinet misassembly requirement that was found persuasive at the October 25th meeting. The teleconference was requested by Ms. Catherine Pillarz, ASTM F15.18 subcommittee and task group chair. For additional information contact Gregory K. Rea, (301) 987-2258 or grea@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/7/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/7/12.

November 29, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA

Association Meeting

Proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code

*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with the National Electrical Code – Code Making Panel 2 to discuss comments on proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The meeting was requested by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/20/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.

November 29, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

U.S. EPA’s IAQ Region 4 quarterly conference call

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in the U.S. EPA’s IAQ Region 4 quarterly conference call with state and local officials to make a presentation on CPSC’s recently-released staff report “Technology Demonstration of a Prototype Low CO Emission Portable Generator”; 9:00 a.m., Henry Slack from the EPA requested this participation. For additional information contact Janet Buyer at jbuyer@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2293. For conference call information, contact Henry Slack at Slack.Henry@epamail.epa.gov or call (404) 562-9143. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

November 29, 2012
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Port of Elizabeth, NJ.

Association Meeting

CBP host toy safety press conference at Port of Elizabeth

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum and Deputy Commissioner David Aguilar, CBP host toy safety press conference at Port of Elizabeth – working together at the nation’s ports to catch dangerous or violative toys before they make it to toy store shelves and keeping kids safe from hazardous toys; 1:30 p.m., Port of Elizabeth, NJ. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/27/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

November 29, 2012
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

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Washington, D.C.

Association Meeting

Enforceable Codes of Conduct

*Richard O’Brien, Director of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs will speak as a panelist on the dynamics of varying international approaches to toy safety requirements during the Federal Trade Commission’s forum, “Enforceable Codes of Conduct,” 2:45 p.m., FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. For information, contact Stacy Feuer, Assistant Director for International Consumer Protection, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission, (202) 326- 3072. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/16/12.

November 30, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA

Association Meeting

Proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code

*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with the National Electrical Code – Code Making Panel 2 to discuss comments on proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The meeting was requested by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/20/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.

November 30, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) concluding meeting to the technical panel

Arthur Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending a meeting at 8:00 a.m. at Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Northbrook, Chicago, IL. The meeting is to provide a concluding meeting to the technical panel group regarding UL’s research testing conducted in 2012, and is being led by Stephen Kerber, UL. For additional information contact Stephen Kerber, Corporate Research, Underwriters Laboratories at (847) 664-3329 or Stephen.Kerber@ul.com.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 01, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA

Association Meeting

Proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code

*Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with the National Electrical Code – Code Making Panel 2 to discuss comments on proposals to revise the 2014 National Electrical Code; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The meeting was requested by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/20/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/20/12.