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Week of May 06 - May 12, 2013

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May 06, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Wheeling, IL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rik Khanna Attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting

Rik Khanna, Fire Program Area Team Leader, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting.  The meeting will cover topics including Fire Fighter Safety Research, Fire Resistance & Containment, Alternative Fuel Safety, Appliances, Energy, Reaction to Fire, Fire Suppression, Detection, Codes, Standards & Certification.  Rik will be providing a presentation “Overview of the Commission’s Activities on Firepots and Gel Fuels” in the Appliances session of this meeting.  The meeting is being held at 8:00 a.m. May 6 to 5:00 p.m. May 8, 2013 in Wheeling, IL.  For additional information contact Rohit Khanna, (301) 987-2508.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/3/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 07, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Wheeling, IL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rik Khanna Attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting

Rik Khanna, Fire Program Area Team Leader, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting.  The meeting will cover topics including Fire Fighter Safety Research, Fire Resistance & Containment, Alternative Fuel Safety, Appliances, Energy, Reaction to Fire, Fire Suppression, Detection, Codes, Standards & Certification.  Rik will be providing a presentation “Overview of the Commission’s Activities on Firepots and Gel Fuels” in the Appliances session of this meeting.  The meeting is being held at 8:00 a.m. May 6 to 5:00 p.m. May 8, 2013 in Wheeling, IL.  For additional information contact Rohit Khanna, (301) 987-2508.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/3/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 07, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Research Triangle Park, NC

Association Meeting

Jacqueline Campbell Attending AATCC 2013 Spring Committee Meetings

Jacqueline Campbell, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending AATCC 2013 Spring Committee Meetings, at the Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Jacqueline Campbell at (301) 987-2024.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/8/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/9/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 07, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Kenneth Hinson Meeting with Deloitte Product Safety Executives

Kenneth Hinson, Executive Director;  Robert Howell, Deputy Executive Director, Safety Operations; and DeWane Ray, Assistant Executive Director, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, meeting with Deloitte Product Safety Executives to discuss Deloitte Analytic Information; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers.  For additional information contact Amber Crider, (301) 504-7605.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar  5/3/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 08, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Wheeling, IL

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rik Khanna Attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting

Rik Khanna, Fire Program Area Team Leader, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Council Meeting.  The meeting will cover topics including Fire Fighter Safety Research, Fire Resistance & Containment, Alternative Fuel Safety, Appliances, Energy, Reaction to Fire, Fire Suppression, Detection, Codes, Standards & Certification.  Rik will be providing a presentation “Overview of the Commission’s Activities on Firepots and Gel Fuels” in the Appliances session of this meeting.  The meeting is being held at 8:00 a.m. May 6 to 5:00 p.m. May 8, 2013 in Wheeling, IL.  For additional information contact Rohit Khanna, (301) 987-2508.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/3/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 08, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Research Triangle Park, NC

Association Meeting

Jacqueline Campbell Attending AATCC 2013 Spring Committee Meetings

Jacqueline Campbell, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending AATCC 2013 Spring Committee Meetings, at the Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Jacqueline Campbell at (301) 987-2024.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/8/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/9/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 08, 2013
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM

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Las Vegas, NV

Association Meeting

Neal S. Cohen Speaking at the All Baby & Child Spring Education Conference & Trade Show

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking to attendees at the All Baby & Child (ABC) Spring Education Conference and Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV; 9:45 am PT.  The presentation, titled CPSC:  Everything You Wanted to Know About Testing Children’s Product But Were Afraid to Ask, will be an overview of third party testing requirements for children’s products, including the requirements for periodic testing and material change testing that became effective on February 8, 2013.  The presentation was requested by ABC.  The presentation will take place at the South Pointe Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  You may contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov with any questions or to schedule a time to speak individually . More details available at: http://allbabyandchildsec.com/ Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/1/13. Posted in Public Calendar 4/2/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 09, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Las Vegas, NV

Association Meeting

Neal S. Cohen Speaking to Small Business in Las Vegas, NV

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking to any interested small business in the metropolitan Las Vegas, NV area at 1 pm PT.  The presentation will be an overview of U.S. regulatory requirements for consumer products (including children’s products) and will also explain the requirements and benefits of registering as a small batch manufacturer with CPSC.   Presentation is free and open to the public.  The presentation was initiated by the CPSC’s Office of Education, Global Outreach, and Small Business Ombudsman.  The presentation will take place in Conference Room 575B at the Alan Bible Federal Building, 600 Las Vegas Blvd, South, Las Vegas, NV 89101.  Please bring a photo ID for security purposes, and allow time to pass through security and arrive to the 5th floor.  There is a café in the secure area of the building.  Advance registration is requested (but not required) to ensure adequate seating. Please RSVP at: www.cpsc.gov/meetingsignup. You may contact Neal S. Cohen at with any questions. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/1/13. Posted in Public Calendar 4/2/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 10, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Perry Sharpless Participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems Task Group Teleconference

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/Mechanical Division, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT to discuss the ASTM Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems 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 5/2/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/3/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial