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Week of December 10 - December 16, 2012

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December 10, 2012
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM toddler beds working group conference call

*Celestine Kiss, Human Factors, will be participating in an ASTM toddler beds working group conference call regarding comments to the latest ballot at 1:00 p.m. EST. The conference call was requested by the working group chairman. For additional information contact Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7739. For conference call information contact Len Morrissey, Director, TCO Division, ASTM International at (610) 832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/5/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/5/12.

December 11, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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College Park, MD.

Association Meeting

USFA Workshop on the Changing of Severity of Home Fires

Andrew G. Stadnik, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, meeting with the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to participate in the USFA Workshop on the Changing of Severity of Home Fires, Panel on the Impact of Changing Materials in Home Furnishings; Maryland Fire and Research Institute, College Park, MD. The meeting was requested by USFA. For additional information contact Rik Khanna, (301) 987-2508. Transmitted to the Office 11/29/12. Posted in Public Calendar 11/29/12.

December 11, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM inclined sleep products working group conference call

*Celestine Kiss, Human Factors, will be participating in an ASTM inclined sleep products working group conference call regarding warning labels for ball at 2:00 p.m. EST. The conference call was requested by the working group chairman. For additional information contact Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7739. For conference call information contact Len Morrissey, Director, TCO Division, ASTM International at (610) 832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/5/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/5/12.

December 12, 2012
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

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

Open to the Public

Matters to be Discussed

Briefing Matters:

1.Section 1110 Certificates of Compliance – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

2.Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Plan

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

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December 12, 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 bedside sleepers. The teleconference was requested by Mr. Jerry Drobinski, ASTM working group chair. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; email: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/4/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 12/5/12.

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

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Association Meeting

Requirements for participation of governmental laboratories in the CPSC’s third party testing program

Richard O’Brien, Director of International Programs and Patricia Bittner, China Program Manager, will meet with Mr. Yang Xiao, Vice President, Genertec America at CPSC headquarters from 9:00am – 10:00am to explain requirements for participation of governmental laboratories in the CPSC’s third party testing program. The meeting was requested by Mr. Xiao. For additional information contact Patricia Bittner at pbittner@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7263. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/10/12. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/10/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 12/10/12.

December 13, 2012
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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Rockville, MD.

Association Meeting

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Review Panel for the Table Saw Safety Project

Mark Kumagai, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Review Panel for the Table Saw Safety Project. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview of the Table Saw Safety Working Group; 2:30 PM-3:30 PM; calling in from 5 Research Place, Room 161, Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by Mahmood Tabaddor of UL. For additional information contact Mark Kumagai (301) 987- 2234; e-mail: mkumagai@cpsc.gov. (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/10/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 12/10/12.