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Week of June 09 - June 15, 2014

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June 09, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Las Vegas, NV

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Shivani Mehta and Others Meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference

Shivani Mehta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and David Miller, Directorate for Epidemiology, meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference to discuss fire, electrical and life safety issues; all day, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.  The meeting was requested by NFPA.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/6/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 09, 2014
9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

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Acting Chairman Adler, Commissioners Buerkle and Robinison and other CPSC staff Meeting with the American National Standards Institute

Acting Chairman Robert Adler, Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Commissioner Marietta Robinson, and other CPSC staff meeting individually with the American National Standards Institute’s Messrs. Joe Bhatia and Scott Cooper from 9:45 AM – 12:00 noon in the respective Commissioners’ offices at CPSC headquarters, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. The purpose of the meetings is to enable the ANSI 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 5/30/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/30/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 09, 2014
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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Phoenix, AZ

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Neal Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) Speaking to Any Interested Small Business - Phoenix, AZ

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking on May 30, 2014 at 11:30 am PST to any interested small business in the metropolitan Phoenix, AZ region.  The presentation, titled “Do US Product Safety Laws Apply to Your New Product?,” will be an overview of U.S. regulatory requirements for consumer products (including children’s products), will explain the requirements and benefits of registering as a small batch manufacturer with CPSC, and will explain your rights and responsibilities as manufacturers, distributors and retailers.   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 the Maricopa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 108 N. 40th Street, SO Bldg., Phoenix AZ 85034.   You may contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov with any questions or to schedule a time to speak individually. Event details at: Register: www.maricopa-sbdc.com/events-2/. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/27/14. Posted in Public Calendar 5/28/14.  

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 09, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

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Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with B.J. Alan Company

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Anu Connor, Senior Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Bruce Zoldan and William Weimer of the B.J. Alan Company, and David Baker, attorney for the B.J. Alan Company as part of an introductory meeting to introduce themselves and their company.  B.J. Alan Company is the largest retailer of consumer fireworks in the United States.  This meeting was requested by David Baker.  The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by David Baker.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/6/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 09, 2014
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM

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Bethesda, MD

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Nancy Lowery and Gib Mullan (Office of Commissioner Buerkle)

Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, (Office of Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle) to meet with B.J. Alan; Bruce Zoldan, President and CEO, William Weimer, Vice President and General Counsel, and David Baker, Outside Counsel (Law Office of David Baker, LLC).  This meeting is introductory in nature.  The meeting is being held at 2:15, Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by David Baker.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/5/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/6/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 10, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Las Vegas, NV

Meeting

Shivani Mehta and Others Meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference

Shivani Mehta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and David Miller, Directorate for Epidemiology, meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference to discuss fire, electrical and life safety issues; all day, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.  The meeting was requested by NFPA.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/6/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

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Randy Butturini and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with the Toy Industry Association

Mr. Randy Butturini (Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction), Mr. Richard Uhl, (Directorate for Laboratory Sciences), Dr. Kristina Hatlelid, (Directorate for Health Sciences), Mr. David DiMatteo, (Office of the General Counsel), Ms. Jacqueline Campbell (Directorate for Engineering Sciences), and Dr. John Boja (Office of Compliance and Field Operations), meeting with Ms. Rebecca Mond, Toy Industry Association.  This is a meeting on third party testing burden reduction through determinations.  This meeting will review recent CPSC Shore A hardness testing on materials with more than 0.1 percent phthalates, expected industry submissions of data and information on materials that do not and will not be noncompliant with requirements for lead, phthalates, and/or the ASTM toy standard elements, CPSC midyear budget resources for consideration of unfinished wood and other natural materials, a brief discussion on “high degree of assurance,” and the status on other third party testing reduction opportunities like alternative test methods.  The meeting will be held at 1:00 PM, Bethesda Towers, room 837A.  The meeting was requested by the Toy Industry Association.  For additional information contact Randy Butturini, (301) 504-7562.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 11, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Las Vegas, NV

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Shivani Mehta and Others Meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference

Shivani Mehta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and David Miller, Directorate for Epidemiology, meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference to discuss fire, electrical and life safety issues; all day, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.  The meeting was requested by NFPA.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/6/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 11, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Chicago, IL

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Commissioner Buerkle Delivering Keynote Address at the American Conferernce Institute's Consumer Products and Litigation Conference

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle will be delivering the keynote address at the American Conference Institute’s Consumer Products and Litigation Conference; 1:30 p.m., Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL.  The meeting was requested by Chris Soverow.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/5/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/5/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 11, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Chicago, IL

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Commissioner Robinson Delivering Keynote Address at the American Conference Institute's Consumer Products and Litigation Conference

Commissioner Marietta Robinson will be delivering the keynote address at the American Conference Institute’s Consumer Products and Litigation Conference; 1:30 PM at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL.  The meeting was requested by Chris Soverow, American Conference Institute.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/29/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 11, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

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Matthew Dreyfus and Others Meeting Via Conference Call with Representatives from Agilent Technologies

(Updated 6/3/14.  Previously scheduled for May 30, 2014)

Matthew Dreyfus, Shing-Bong Chen, and Andrew Stadnik, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be meeting via conference call with representatives from Agilent Technologies to discuss infrared spectroscopy as an approach for screening phthalates.  For more information contact Matthew Dreyfus, 301-987-2094 (mdreyfus@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/3/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/3/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 12, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Las Vegas, NV

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Shivani Mehta and Others Meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference

Shivani Mehta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and David Miller, Directorate for Epidemiology, meeting with the National Fire Protection Association Conference to discuss fire, electrical and life safety issues; all day, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.  The meeting was requested by NFPA.  For additional information contact Shivani Mehta, (301) 987-2025.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/6/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 12, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Stefanie Marques and Others Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference for Highchairs

Stefanie Marques, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference to discuss voluntary standards requirements for Highchairs; 12:00 pm and 3 pm.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Dave Campbell, ASTM highchair subcommittee chair.  For additional information contact Stefanie Marques (301) 987-2581; email: smarques@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/6/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/6/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 12, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 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 5/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial