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Week of September 15 - September 21, 2014

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September 15, 2014 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Meeting
Tour of CPSC's National Product Testing and Evaluation Center

Stephen Oesch of Stephen L. Oesch, LLC will tour the National Product Testing and Evaluation Center beginning at 8:30 located at 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850. This meeting was requested by  Stephen Oesch. For information, please contact Perry Sharpless 301-987-2288, or psharpless@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/29/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2914.

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September 15, 2014 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Meeting
Commissioner Adler Keynote Speaker at the New York Chapter of SOCAP International

Commissioner Robert Adler to be keynote speaker at the New York Chapter of the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP International) to discuss CPSC’s history, jurisdiction and actions, including CPSC’s current agenda and how the global economy and new manufacturing technologies may change future protective safety standards; 11:00 a.m., Consumer Union, 101 Truman Avenue, Yonkers, NY.  Accompanying Commissioner Adler will be Jason Levine, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Adler.  The meeting was requested by Jennifer Shecter of Consumer Reports.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/9/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/9/14.

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  • Substantial
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September 16, 2014 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Commissioner Adler Meeting with Representatives from The Breast Cancer Fund

Commissioner Robert Adler and Sarah Klein, Senior Counsel to Commissioner Adler, meeting with Nancy Buermeyer and others from The Breast Cancer Fund to discuss the CHAP Report and Phthalates; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Beth Lynk of the Raben Group.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/9/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/9/14.

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September 16, 2014 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Commissioner Adler Meeting with The Breast Cancer Fund

Commissioner Robert Adler and Sarah Klein, Senior Counsel to Commissioner Adler, meeting with Nancy Buermeyer, the Breast Cancer Fund; Lee Anderson, BlueGreen Alliance; Daniel Rosenberg, natural Resources Defense Council; and Paul Brown, National Center for Health Research, to discuss Phthalates and the CHAP Report; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Beth Lynk, the Raben Group.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/10/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/10/14.

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September 16, 2014 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Meeting
Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with The Breast Cancer Fund and Others

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, and Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant (Office of Commissioner Buerkle), meeting with the Breast Cancer Fund and others to discuss phthalates and the CHAP Report.  Attending from outside the agency will be Nancy Buermeyer (The Breast Cancer Funds), Daniel Penchina (The Raben Group), Lee Anderson (BlueGreen Alliance), Daniel Rosenberg (NRDC), Paul Brown (National Center for Health Research), and Elizabeth Hitchcock (Safer Chemicals Healthy Families); 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers Building; room 410-C.  The meeting was requested by Beth Lynk.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/15/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/15/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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September 16, 2014 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives from The Breast Cancer Fund

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Boaz Green, Senior Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with representatives from The Breast Cancer Fund:  Nancy Buermeyer, Senior Policy Strategist, Breast Cancer Fund; Daniel Penchina, The Raben Group; Lee Anderson, BlueGreen Alliance; Daniel Rosenberg, NRDC; Ansje Miller, Center for Environmental Health, to discuss the recent findings and recommendations of the Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel; 3:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Beth Lynk, The Raben Group.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee at dslee@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/9/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/9/14.

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September 17, 2014 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Meetings on Candle Visible Emissions

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in the ASTM F15.45 meetings on candle visible emissions from 10:00 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST on 9/17 and candle fire safety from 12:00 p.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST on 9/17  and from 8:00 a.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST on 9/18 in Columbus, OH.  For additional information on this meeting please contact Mr. Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org, 610-832-9719).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/3/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/3/14.

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September 17, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Meeting
Mark Gill Attending UL 1042 (UL 1278) Standards Technical Panel Teleconference

Mark Gill, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending UL 1042 (UL 1278) Standards Technical Panel teleconference to discuss the general details of the risk assessment to be performed on smart enable heaters.  The meeting was requested by the UL 1278 Chair.  For additional information contact Mark Gill, (301) 987-2039; e-mail: mgill@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/15/14.  Posted in Public Calendar 9/15/14. 

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September 17, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura Participating in an ASTM F406 Voluntary Standards Task Group

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other EXHR staff, participating in an ASTM F406 Voluntary Standards Task Group for After Market Mattresses for Play Yards/ Non -Full Size Cribs Teleconference; 10:00 am Eastern Time. The teleconference was called for by Kitty Pilarz, (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 9/5/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/5/14.

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September 17, 2014 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with Juvenile Products Manufacturing Association

Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic will be doing a meet and greet with Kelly Mariotti, Executive Director, Julie Vallese, Managing Director Public and Government Affairs, and Mark Fellin of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association. 2:00 p.m. Bethesda Towers, room 722. The meeting was requested by Julie Vallese. For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/10/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/10/14.  (S)

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September 17, 2014 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Meeting
Chairman Kaye Meeting with Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association

Chairman Elliot Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with representatives from Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA): Kelly Mariotti, Executive Director,  Mark Fellin of JPMA, and Julie Vallese of JPMA for an introductory meeting between Chairman Kaye and Executive Director Kelly Mariotti; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Julie Vallese.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588. Transmitted to the Office of Secretary 9/9/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/10/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
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September 17, 2014 7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
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Speech
Commissioners Robinson and Mohorovic Speaking at Toy Industry Association Washington, D.C. Fly-In Event

Commissioners Marietta Robinson and Joseph Mohorovic will be speaking at the Toy Industry Association’s Washington, D.C. Fly-In Welcome Dinner at 7:15 p.m. EDT at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. The meeting was requested by Autumn Moore. For additional information contact Dottie Lee at dslee@cpsc.gov or Bryce Dustman at (301) 504-7739. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/11/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/11/14.

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September 18, 2014 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Staff Workshop
CPSC Staff Workshop on Electronic Filing of Certificates as Included in Proposed Rule on Certificates of Compliance

The U .S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is inviting affected stakeholders and other interested people to watch the live webcast titled, “CPSC Workshop on Electronic Filing of Certificates of Compliance as Included in Proposed Rule on Certificates of Compliance” at www.cpsc.gov/live.  In-person attendance has closed and we are at capacity for attendance. The workshop will be broadcast live September 18, 2014, 9 am to 4 pm.

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September 18, 2014 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Meetings on Candle Visible Emissions

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in the ASTM F15.45 meetings on candle visible emissions from 10:00 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST on 9/17 and candle fire safety from 12:00 p.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST on 9/17  and from 8:00 a.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST on 9/18 in Columbus, OH.  For additional information on this meeting please contact Mr. Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org, 610-832-9719).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/3/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/3/14.

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September 18, 2014 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Perry Sharpless Participating in Gravity Task Group Conference Call

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group meeting.  This meeting was requested by ASTM.  For information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/25/14. 

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