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Week of June 24 - June 30, 2013

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June 24, 2013
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Commissioner Robert Adler Meeting with Judy Levin, Center for Environmental Health and Others

Commissioner Robert Adler and Counsel Jana Fong-Swamidoss meeting with Judy Levin, MSW Pollution Prevention Co-Director, Center for Environmental Health; Ana Mascarenas, Policy & Communications Director for Physicians for Social Responsibility; and Janette Neves Rivera, fire fighter to discuss CPSC’s perspective on direction for a national flammability standard; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Ms. Levin.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/11/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/12/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 25, 2013
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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Boulder, CO

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Doug Lee Attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Elliot Kaye (observer only), Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel, Office of the Chairman attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings, to discuss battery ingestion, toy safety, and other various requirements for ANSI C18 battery standards; 8:30 a.m., Best Western Plus Boulder Inn, Boulder, CO. The meeting was requested by the ANSI C18 Secretary, For additional information contact Doug Lee,(301)987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/14/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/14/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 25, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Marc Schoem Attending and Speaking at ACT's Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference

Marc J. Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations attending and speaking at ACI’s Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference, on the Agency’s Perspective on the Recall Process and Investigations,  Chicago-Mart Plaza Hotel, Chicago, IL at 10:00 a.m.  For further information, contact Marc Schoem at mschoem@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7520.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/24/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 26, 2013
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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Boulder, CO

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Doug Lee Attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Elliot Kaye (observer only), Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel, Office of the Chairman attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings, to discuss battery ingestion, toy safety, and other various requirements for ANSI C18 battery standards; 8:30 a.m., Best Western Plus Boulder Inn, Boulder, CO. The meeting was requested by the ANSI C18 Secretary, For additional information contact Doug Lee,(301)987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/14/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/14/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 26, 2013
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

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Washington, DC

Staff Workshop

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum Hosting CPSC's Annual Fireworks Safety Press Event on the National Mall

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum will host CPSC’s annual fireworks safety press event on the National Mall.  Officials from Customs and Border Protection and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will join Chairman Tenenbaum at this press event which aims to educate consumers on the dangers associated with illegal use of explosive devices and the misuse of consumer fireworks.  During the press event, Chairman Tenenbaum will release a CPSC report of fireworks-related incidents from the past year, with a special emphasis on the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.  The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 and will be located on the center grass panels of the National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets, N.W., Washington. DC.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/5/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/5/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 26, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Marc Schoem Attending and Speaking at ACT's Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference

Marc J. Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations attending and speaking at ACI’s Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference, on the Agency’s Perspective on the Recall Process and Investigations,  Chicago-Mart Plaza Hotel, Chicago, IL at 10:00 a.m.  For further information, contact Marc Schoem at mschoem@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7520.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/24/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 26, 2013
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Jason Levine on Panel at the American Conference Institute's Consumer Products Regulation and Litigation Conference

Jason K. Levine, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Adler, will be appearing on a panel at the American Conference Institute’s Consumer Products Regulation and Litigation Conference.  The panel is titled: Who is Regulating My Product? Delineating CPSC, FDA, and FTC Boundaries to Understand Compliance Responsibilities and Redundancies.  Mr. Levine was invited to participate by Ms. Krishna Patel of ACI.  The event is being held at Chicago-Mart Plaza (Riverview) Hotel, Chicago, IL. at 4:30 p.m. For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/3/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 27, 2013
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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West Conshohocken, PA

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Patricia Edwards Attending Meetings with the ASTM F15 Subcommittee on Juvenile Products

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be attending meetings with  the ASTM F15 subcommittee on Juvenile Products at ASTM Headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA. These meetings were requested by ASTM. Contact Patricia Edwards for more information, 301-987-2224. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/18/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/21/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 27, 2013
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Commissioner Robert Adler Speaking at the American Conference Institute's "2013 Conference on Consumer Products Regulation and Litigation"

Commissioner Robert Adler speaking at the American Conference Institute’s “2013 Conference on Consumer Products Regulation and Litigation,” to discuss the interplay of product liability law and product safety law and why understanding the differences is critical to interacting with CPSC; 8:30 a.m. at the Chicago-Mart Plaza (Riverview) Hotel, Chicago, IL.  The meeting was requested by The American Conference Institute.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/11/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/12/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 27, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Marc Schoem Attending and Speaking at ACT's Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference

Marc J. Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations attending and speaking at ACI’s Consumer Products Regulation & Litigation Conference, on the Agency’s Perspective on the Recall Process and Investigations,  Chicago-Mart Plaza Hotel, Chicago, IL at 10:00 a.m.  For further information, contact Marc Schoem at mschoem@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7520.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/24/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 27, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Columbia, SC

Association Meeting

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum Speaking to the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance's Chemical Division

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum will speak to the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance’s Chemical Division regarding the Commission’s scientific review of phthalates plasticizers; South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance; 11:00 a.m., 1340 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201.  The meeting was requested by James Richter, South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/4/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/4/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 27, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Chicago, IL

Association Meeting

Jason Levine on Panel at the Kelley Drye Consumer Protection Law Summit

Jason K. Levine, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Adler, will be appearing on a panel at the Kelley Drye Consumer Protection Law Summit.  The panel is titled Preventing Consumer Complaints and Chatter from Amplifying into the Roar of Litigation. Mr. Levine was invited to participate by Ms. Thompson of Kelley Drye.  The event is being held at the House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 at 11:00 a.m.   For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/31/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/3/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 30, 2013
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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San Diego, CA

Association Meeting

Dr. N.J. Scheers Speaking to the Association of Resale Professionals

Dr. N.J. Scheers, Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, speaking on June 30 at 8:00am PST to attendees at the Association of Resale Professionals (NARTS) at the Westin Hotel in San Diego, CA.  The presentation, titled “CPSC: Resellers Guide to Selling Safer Products” will be an overview of the recent CPSC publication of the Resellers Guide with a particular focus on children’s products.  The presentation was requested by NARTS.  For additional information contact N.J. Scheers, (301) 504-7670.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/26/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/26/13.  (N)

 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial