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Week of March 03 - March 09, 2014

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March 03, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler, Commissioner Buerkle, Commissioner Robinison and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with ASTM International

The meeting has been cancelled due to forecast in weather.)

Acting Chairman Robert Adler, Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Commissioner Marietta Robinson, and other CPSC staff meeting individually with ASTM International’s Messrs. James Thomas, Jeff Grove, Len Morrissey, and Ms. Kathie Morgan from 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM in the respective Commissioners’ offices at CPSC headquarters, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. The purpose of the meetings is enable the ASTM group to meet the Commissioners. For additional information please contact Colin Church, CPSC Voluntary Standards Coordinator, at 301-504-7245.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/21/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/21/14.   

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 04, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Kristina Hatlelid and Others Attending a Meeting of the ASTM Subcommittee F15.24 on Jewelry Via Teleconference

Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff attending a meeting of the ASTM subcommittee F15.24 on jewelry to discuss proposed updates of the children's jewelry voluntary standard. The meeting is being held as a teleconference on March 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. E.S.T. The meeting was requested by Mr. Brent Cleaveland, ASTM jewelry subcommittee chair. For additional information, contact Kristina Hatlelid at 301-987-2558 or khatlelid@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/19/14. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/19/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 05, 2014
9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

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Columbus, OH

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Meetings on Candles

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in the ASTM F15.45 meetings on candle visible emissions from 9:45 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST on 3/5 and candle fire safety from 12:00 p.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST on 3/5  and from 8:00 a.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST on 3/6 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 2/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/25/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 05, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Anna Luo Participating in Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 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 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 2/19/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/19/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 05, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rick McCallion Participating in an ASTM Workgroup on Adult Bed Rails Via Teleconference

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and CPSC staff will be  participating in an ASTM workgroup to discuss standard development for Adult Bed Rails via teleconference;  2:00 p.m.. The teleconference was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222; e-mail: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/25/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 05, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Orlando, FL

Meeting

Arthur Lee Attending the Fire Alarm and Detector Research Council's Annual Meeting

Arthur Lee, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending the Fire Alarm and Detector Research Council’s annual meeting held by Fire Protection Research Foundation; 6:30 – 8:30 pm; at the Hilton Garden Inn, Orlando, FL. For additional information contact Amanda Kimball, P.E. Research Project Manager, Fire Protection Research Foundation, T:617.984.7295 E:akimball@nfpa.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/26/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 06, 2014
9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

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Columbus, OH

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Meetings on Candles

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in the ASTM F15.45 meetings on candle visible emissions from 9:45 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST on 3/5 and candle fire safety from 12:00 p.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST on 3/5  and from 8:00 a.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST on 3/6 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 2/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/25/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 06, 2014
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Orlando, FL

Meeting

Arthur Lee Attending and Moderating at the SUPDET Conference

Arthur Lee, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending and moderating at the SUPDET 2014 Conference held by National Fire Protection Association; University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. For additional information contact Amanda Kimball, P.E. Research Project Manager, Fire Protection Research Foundation, T:617.984.7295 E:akimball@nfpa.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/26/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 06, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

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 2/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/27/14.  (S)

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 06, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler Meeting with Newell Rubbermaid

Acting Chairman Robert Adler and Deputy Chief Counsel Jana Fong-Swamidoss meeting with Mark Johnson and Teri Williamson of Newell Rubbermaid and Ed Krenik, Bracewell & Giuliani, Counsel, to discuss confidential business information pertaining to window coverings; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Ed Krenik.  (The meeting is closed to the public because of the proprietary information that will be discussed.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/4/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/6/14. 

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

March 07, 2014
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Orlando, FL

Meeting

Arthur Lee Attending and Moderating at the SUPDET Conference

Arthur Lee, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, will be attending and moderating at the SUPDET 2014 Conference held by National Fire Protection Association; University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. For additional information contact Amanda Kimball, P.E. Research Project Manager, Fire Protection Research Foundation, T:617.984.7295 E:akimball@nfpa.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/26/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial