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Week of December 02 - December 08, 2013

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December 02, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rick McCallion Participating in ASTM Teleconference Labeling Task Group for Adult Bed Rails

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and CPSC staff will be  participating in an ASTM  task group to discuss labeling requirements for Adult Bed Rails via teleconference; at 11:00 a.m. The teleconference was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222; e-mail: rmccallion@cpsc.gov.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/27/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/27/13

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 03, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Gregory Rea Participating in the ASTM D10.32 Task Group Meeting Teleconference

Gregory K. Rea, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, will be participating in the ASTM D10.32 Task Group Meeting teleconference for WK41534 Consumer Products to discuss the development of test methods for a flow control device voluntary standard.  This web/teleconference was requested by ASTM.  To obtain call-in information, please contact Diane Trinsey of ASTM at (610) 832-9661 or dtrinsey@astm.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/19/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/20/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 03, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Quincy, MA

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 FPRF’s strategic plan; 11 AM; National Fire Protection Association Headquarters, Quincy, MA.  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 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/26/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 03, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

John Murphy Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference

John Murphy, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff are participating in an ASTM working group teleconference, 2:00 pm, to discuss voluntary standards requirements for portable fuel containers.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Phil Monckton, ASTM subcommittee chair.  For additional information contact John Murphy, (301) 987-2283; email: jmurphy@cpsc.gov.   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/26/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 04, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Anna Luo Participating in a Underwriters Laboratories Task Group Teleconference

Anna Luo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Task Group teleconference to discuss possible solutions to slow cooker and rice cooker cord-pull incidents, 10 AM ET.  The meeting was requested by UL.  For additional information, contact Anna Luo, (301) 987-2010. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/26/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 04, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Suad Wanna-Nakamura Participating in an ASTM F2167 – 12a Voluntary Standards Task Group Meeting

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, and EXHR staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference on; 3:00 PM Eastern Time to discuss voluntary standards warning statement for infant bouncer seat. The teleconference was called for by Lisa Trofe, (organizer). For additional information, contact Suad Wanna-Nakamura at (301) 987-2550; or by email: snakamura@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/26/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 05, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Celestine Kiss Participating in a ASTM Task Group Conference Call on Inclined Sleep Products

Celestine Kiss, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other staff will be participating in a task group conference call regarding Inclined Sleep Products at 10:00 am EST. The conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org) or Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or at 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/27/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/27/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 05, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson Meeting with Members of the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory

Commissioner Marietta Robinson; Christopher Day, Director of Legislative Affairs; Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant; Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, meeting with members of the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory (AFSL):  John Rogers, Executive Director; Michael Collar, President/COO of Winco Fireworks International; Joel R. Anderson, Chairman of Anderson Media; Alan Zoldan, Executive Vice President of Phantom Fireworks; Quin Dodd, Counsel, as part of an introductory meeting and to discuss AFSL fireworks safety standards and testing program; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Quin Dodd.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

December 05, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, meeting with Rick Hackman (Procter & Gamble), Sean Broderick (Procter & Gamble), and Sarah Wilson (Covington & Burling LLP).  The meeting will be an introduction to and overview of Procter & Gamble Co.; 2:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/27/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/29/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 05, 2013
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Commissioner Marietta Robinson; Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel; Christopher Day, Director of Legislative Affairs; Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Rick Hackman (Procter & Gamble), Sean Broderick (Procter & Gamble), and Sarah Wilson (Covington & Burling LLP).  The meeting will be an introduction to and overview of Procter & Gamble Co.; 3:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 723.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/2/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 06, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

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Amherst, NY

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Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and staff will tour Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services and receive an overview of Bureau Veritas’ operations.  Additional attendees will be Ms. Lisa Bate, Senior Vice President for Americas Region; Mr. James Keast, Vice President of Account Management for Americas Regions; Mr. Richard Rosati, Director Technical Services Americas Region; Mr. Matt Howsare, Counsel at Mintz Levin; 12:30 p.m., Consumer Product Services, 100 Northpointe Parkway, Amherst, NY.  The meeting was requested by Richard Rosati.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/27/13.