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Week of August 01 - August 07, 2016

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August 01, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Stephanie Marques and Other CPSC Staff Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference

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; 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.  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.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/27/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/27/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Nancy Lowery Meeting with St. Louis Small Businesses

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, will meet with small business members of Arch Grants and the St. Louis Inventors Association.  The purpose of the meeting is introductory; 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (CT); St. Louis, MO.  The meeting was requested by Katelyn Costello, Ben Burke, Arch Grants.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/2/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Melanie Biggs Participating in Meeting with Representatives of Alexium International

Melanie Biggs, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other technical staff will be participating in a meeting with representatives of Alexium International from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by Mick Nardelli of The Nardelli Group. For more information, please contact Melanie Biggs at mbiggs@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/20/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/20/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with AFSL, APA

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic meeting with Mr. Quin Dodd, Law Offices of Quin D. Dodd, LLC; Mr. John Rogers, Executive Director, American Fireworks Standards Laboratory; and Ms. Julie Heckman, Executive Director, American Pyrotechnics Association. The meeting is to discuss CPSC staff’s December 2015 Fireworks Rule Review Briefing Package. 12:00 p.m., PassionFish, 7187 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Mr. Dodd. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/1/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Rana Balci-Sinha, Mark Kumagai and Kevin Lee with Other CPSC Staff Participating in Window Coverings Technical Meeting

Rana Balci-Sinha, Mark Kumagai, and Kevin Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in window coverings technical meeting with Derick Marsh (RollEase), Tom Merker (Springs Window Fashions), Jeff Stout (Levolor and Kirsch), Jim Anthony (Hunter Douglas), and Ralph Vasami (Window Covering Manufacturers Association). The meeting will be held at the National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850; 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m..  The meeting was requested by Ed Krenik.   For additional information, contact Rana Balci-Sinha at rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2584.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/26/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Anna Luo Participating in a Teleconference with Underwriters Laboratories

Anna Luo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a teleconference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Standards Technical Panel Task Group on Food Load and Connectivity to discuss the development of proposals related to remote operation of toaster ovens; 1:00 p.m. ET. The meeting was requested by UL. For additional information, contact Anna Luo, (301) 987-2010; email: aluo@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/26/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 02, 2016 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Nancy Lowery Meeting with Representatives from St. Louis Children's Hospital

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, will meet with representatives from St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  The purpose of the meeting is introductory and to discuss safety education and outreach; 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (CT); St. Louis, MO.  The meeting was requested by Katelyn Costello.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/2/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 03, 2016 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Nancy Lowery Attending St. Louis University's 2016 Product Safety Management Certificate Course

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, attending St. Louis University’s 2016 Product Safety Management Certificate Course.  Commissioner Buerkle will provide remarks and participate in Commencement Activities at St. Louis University’s 2016 Product Safety Management Certificate Course; 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (CT); John Cook School of Business, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO.  The meeting was requested by Don Kornblet.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/2/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 03, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Association Meeting
Arthur Lee Participating in a Teleconference of the UL Range Stability Task Group

Arthur Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference of the UL Range Stability Task Group to address Part 2 of the Task Group’s Proposal development on the Load Release System - Finalize the Proposal and Marking for the Load Release System;1pm to 2pm EST.  The meeting is being organized by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).  For additional information contact Arthur Lee, (301) 987-2008; email: alee@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/25/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 03, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Ronald Jordan Participating Via Conference Call/Webex in a Meeting of the ANSI/CSA

Note:  The meeting was closed and CPSC staff, therefore, was not able to participate.

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate via conference call/webex in a meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliance on August 3, 2016, 2-4 PM EDST, Room 151-01, CPSC , 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by CSA Group and is an open meeting. For meeting information contact Shannon Corcoran, CSA Group (216) 524-4990 or Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/26/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/26/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 04, 2016 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Caroleene Paul and William Zamula Meeting with Representatives from SawStop, LLC

Caroleene Paul, Directorate for Engineering Sciences and William Zamula, Directorate for Economic Analysis, will meet with representatives from SawStop, LLC to discuss confidential table saw safety technology; 8:00am – 11:00am, 11555 S.W. Myslony Street, Tualatin, OR. This meeting was requested by Caroleene Paul. The meeting will be closed as substantial and detailed confidential and proprietary information will be discussed. For additional information contact Caroleene Paul (301)987-2225, email cpaul@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/22/16.

  • Status: Closed to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 04, 2016 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Jim Joholske Meeting with Bureau Veritas

Jim Joholske, Office of Import Surveillance, meeting with Rick Rosati and Matt Howsare from Bureau Veritas (BV) to discuss the process to upload eFiling product information into the CPSC Product Registry using web services functionality for the eFiling Alpha Pilot; 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. EST.  The meeting was requested by BV.  For additional information contact Jim Joholske, (301) 504-7527.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/28/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/28/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 04, 2016 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Nancy Lowery Meeting with Various Companies at Outdoor Retailer

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, to meet with the following companies at Outdoor Retailer:  Columbia, Burton, WL Gore, Textile Exchange, Chemours, European Outdoor Group, ZDHC, Adaptive Adventures, Lifetime, REI, and Cascade Design.  The meetings are introductory in nature; 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (MT); Salt Lake City, UT.  The meeting was requested by Andrew Pappas, OIA.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/4/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/4/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 04, 2016 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Kevin Lee Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Stationary Activity Centers

Kevin Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15.17 Stationary Activity Centers Subcommittee; 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The subcommittee will be discussing task group work on spring support, closed SAC, and CPSC NPR update.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For call-in information please contact Jamie Huffnagle at jhuffnagle@astm.org.  For additional information contact Kevin Lee at klee@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2486.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/2/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/3/16.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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August 05, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle Participating on a Panel as Paart of an Outdoor Industry Association's Educational Series at Outdoor Retailer

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle will participate on the panel “Taking the Lead:  How Outdoor Industry’s Voice Can Make an Impact” as part of Outdoor Industry Association’s education series at Outdoor Retailer.  Commissioner Buerkle’s remarks will provide an update on what is going on at CPSC; 1:00 p.m. (MT), Salt Lake City, UT.  The meeting was requested by Andrew Pappas, OIA.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/2/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/2/26.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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