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Week of December 16 - December 22, 2013

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December 16, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura and Dr. Jonathan Midgett Participating in an F15 Ad Hoc Committee Teleconference

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, and Dr. Jonathan Midgett,  Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, are participating in an F15 Ad Hoc committee teleconference. 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. or Jonathan Midgett at (301) 987- 2561 jmidgett@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/12/13.  Posted in Public Calendar 12/13/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 16, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Hope Nesteruk Participating in the F15.21 Sling Carrier Conference Call

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in the F15.21 Sling Carrier conference call at 2 pm EST to discuss the ASTM Sling Carrier voluntary standard. 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 12/9/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/11/13.   

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 18, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura Participating in a ASTM F406 Voluntary Standards Task Group Meeting Teleconference

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, is participating in a ASTM F406 Voluntary Standards Task Group Meeting teleconference  to discuss play yard mattress thickness. The teleconference was called for by Kitty Pilaz, (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 12/12/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/13/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 18, 2013
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda Towers

Commission Meeting

Briefing: Bedside Sleepers Section 104 – Final Rule

Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers

Matter To Be Considered: Briefing Matter: Bedside Sleepers (Section 104) – Final Rule 

Live Webcast

 

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Briefing Package: Safety Standard for Bedside Sleepers Final Rule

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 18, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Gregory Rea Participating in the ASTM F15.71 Committee on Liquid Laundry Packets

Gregory K. Rea, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/Mechanical Division, will be participating in the ASTM F15.71 Committee on Liquid Laundry Packets which will continue the development of a new voluntary ASTM Safety Standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 10:00 a.m.  This web/teleconference was requested by ASTM.  To obtain call-in information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at (610) 832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/27/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 18, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Celestine Kiss Participating in a Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Celestine Kiss, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other staff will be participating in a conference call regarding Liquid Laundry Packets 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 18, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Anna Luo Participating in a Underwriters Laboratories 1026 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 12/11/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/13/13.   

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 19, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson Meeting with Consumer Federation of America and Independent Safety Consulting

Commissioner Marietta Robinson; Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel; Anu Connor, Senior Counsel; Dottie Lee; Confidential Assistant, meeting with Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America, and Carol Pollack-Nelson, Independent Safety Consulting, to discuss window blind safety; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/18/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/18/13.  (S)

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 19, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Underwriters Laboratories

(This meeting has been cancelled.)

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, and Joe Martyak meeting with Underwriters Laboratories: Ann Weeks, Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Sarah Owen, Global Government Affairs Manager, Product Safety, and Derek Greenauer, Global Government Affairs Manager, Product Safety. This meeting will be an introduction to and overview of how UL promotes safe living and working environments.  The meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720. The  meeting was requested by Sarah Owen.  For  additional  information  contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, 301-504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/12/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/13/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

December 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with Consumer Federation of America and Independent Safety Consulting

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Joe Martyak, Chief Counsel, meeting with Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America, and Carol Pollack-Nelson, Independent Safety Consulting, to discuss window blind safety; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/16/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/16/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial