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Week of December 03 - December 09, 2012

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December 03, 2012
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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Redondo Beach, CA.

Association Meeting

National Electrical Code® Code- Making Panel 17 on discussion of comments on proposals

*Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending meetings of National Electrical Code® Code- Making Panel 17 on discussion of comments on proposals as part of the revision process for the 2014 National Electrical Code®; 8:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA. The Report on Comments meetings are conducted every three years by the National Fire Protection Association. For additional information contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057 or atrotta@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/26/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

December 03, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard

Rohit Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction; Shivani Mehta and Patricia Adair, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard; Atlanta, GA.  The meeting was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 03, 2012
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Phone conference with the ASTM Infant Rocker task group

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with the ASTM Infant Rocker task group at 1:00 p.m. EST to discuss the development of the 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 11/21/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 03, 2012
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group, to review comments regarding UL 987 proposal

*Caroleene Paul, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group, to review comments regarding UL 987 proposal for AIMS; 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., call in from 5 Research Place, Room 158. 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 11/28/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

December 04, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard

Rohit Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction; Shivani Mehta and Patricia Adair, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard; Atlanta, GA.  The meeting was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 04, 2012
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD.

Association Meeting

Meeting with representatives of Proctor and Gamble North America

Commissioner Robert Adler, Jason Levine and Jana Fong- Swamidoss, Counsel to Commissioner Adler, and Marc Schoem, Acting Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operation, met with representatives of Proctor and Gamble North America: Alex Keith, General Manager; Chris Lillich, Tide Marketing; Rob Bartolo, Product Safety & Regulatory; Kersi Vasunia, Product Safety & Regulatory; Suzette Middleton, External Relations; Sean Broderick, Government Relations; Ken Patel, Legal; Brie Janke, Legal; Rick Hackman, Regulatory & Technical; and Sarah Wilson, Covington & Burling, to discuss liquid laundry pods; 2:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 714. The meeting was requested by Rick Hackman, representing Proctor and Gamble NA. For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/30/12. Posted on Master Calendar 12/3/12.

December 04, 2012
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD.

Association Meeting

Meeting with representatives of Proctor and Gamble North America

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Matt Howsare, Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel, Elliot Kaye, Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, and Marc Schoem, Acting Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, met with representatives of Proctor and Gamble North America: Rob Bartolo, Director for Product Safety and Regulatory; Alex Keith, General Manager; Kersi Vasunia, Product Safety & Regulatory; Sean Broderick, Government Relations Manager; Rick Hackman, Associate Director Regulatory & Technical Relations; Ken Patel, Vice President, P&G Legal; and Sarah Wilson, Covington & Burling, to discuss liquid laundry pods; 3:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 724. The meeting was requested by Rick Hackman, representing Proctor and Gamble NA. For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198. The meeting is closed to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/4/12. Posted on Master Calendar 12/4/12.

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

December 05, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Atlanta, GA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard

Rohit Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction; Shivani Mehta and Patricia Adair, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with ASTM E05 subcommittee on Fire Standard; Atlanta, GA.  The meeting was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 05, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Association Meeting

Liquid laundry pods

Commissioner Nancy Nord, Timothy Reggev, and Nathan Cardon met with representatives from Proctor and Gamble: Rob Bartolo, Director for Product Safety and Regulatory, Alex Keith, General Manager, Carolyn Brehm, VP Global Government Relations, Rick Hackman, Associate Director Regulatory & Technical Relations, Ken Patel, VP P&G Legal, Sarah Wilson, Covington & Burling. The topic discussed was liquid laundry pods. The meeting was closed to the public. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/10/12. Posted on Master Calendar 12/10/12.

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

December 05, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

CSA’s international standards development activities and collaboration, partnerships, and educational initiatives

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum; Matt Howsare, Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel; Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Bonnie Rose, President of Standards, CSA Group to discuss CSA’s international standards development activities and collaboration, partnerships, and educational initiatives; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Kay Winn.  For additional information contact Dottie Winn, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/12.  Posted on Master Calendar 11/21/12.

December 05, 2012
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

CSA activities

Commissioner Robert Adler holding an informal meeting with Bonnie Rose, President of the Standards Division, Canadian Standards Association, to discuss CSA activities that may be of interest to CPSC; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Kay Winn, GR Consultant to the CSA Group.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/12.  Posted on the Master Calendar 11/16/12.

December 05, 2012
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

CSA activities that may be of interest to CPSC

Commissioner Robert Adler holding an informal meeting with Bonnie Rose, President of the Standards Division, Canadian Standards Association, to discuss CSA activities that may be of interest to CPSC; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723. The meeting was requested by Kay Winn, GR Consultant to the CSA Group. For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/15/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/16/12.

December 06, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:00 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, 2:00 p.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 Office of the Secretary 11/28/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

December 06, 2012
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Phone conference with the ASTM Booster Seat task group

*Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with the ASTM Booster Seat task group at 3:00 p.m. EST to discuss the next ballot. 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 11/27/12. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/28/12.

December 07, 2012
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Phone conference with the ASTM Infant Rocker task group

*Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with the ASTM Infant Rocker task group at 1:00 p.m. EST to discuss the development of the 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 11/21/12. Posted on the Master Calendar 11/21/12. Revised 11/28/12.