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Week of November 03 - November 09, 2014

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November 03, 2014 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Janet Buyer and Matthew Brookman Participating in a Teleconference Meeting of a Subgroup to the Task Group for UL 2201

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be participating in a teleconference meeting of a subgroup to the Task Group for UL 2201, Portable Engine Generator Assemblies; 1:30-3:00 p.m. EDT.  For additional information contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 05, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Outlook Rockville, MD
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Anna Luo Participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Task Group Teleconference

Meeting Cancelled

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 at aluo@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2010. (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.) Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/31/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/31/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 05, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Outlook Atlanta, GA
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Chairman Kaye Meeting with Executives from Newell Rubbermaid

Chairman Elliot Kaye and Jonathan Midgett, Special Assistant, will meet with the CEO and Executives from Newell Rubbermaid to discuss window coverings safety issues including their innovations and pricing information; 1:00 p.m., Newell Rubbermaid Headquarters, Atlanta, GA.  The meeting was requested by Ed Krenik.  (The meeting will be closed as Newell Rubbermaid will be sharing confidential business information on costs and developments in cord operating systems.)  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/22/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/22/14.

  • Status: Closed to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 05, 2014 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM
Add to Outlook New York, NY
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Commissioner Buerkle Giving Remarks at the 26th Annual Textile & Apparel Importer Trade & Transportation Conference

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle to give remarks at the 26th Annual Textile & Apparel Importer Trade & Transportation Conference; 2:45 p.m. at the Tribeca Rooftop, 2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013.  The meeting was requested by Julia K. Hughes, President, United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA).  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Add to Outlook Bethesda, MD
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Commissioner Mohorovic and Special Assistants Meeting with Target

Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic and special assistants will be meeting with representatives from Target:  Scott Lercel, Director Social Responsibility & Sustainability; Kimberly Moore, Senior Group Manager Product Investigations and Recall; and Barbara White, Senior Group Counsel, to discuss Target’s new Facebook recall app and to present what steps Target is taking on the issue of window coverings; 9 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 722.  The meeting was requested by Michelle Halverson.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, Administrative Assistant, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Meeting
Janet Buyer Participating in Meeting of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Construction Sector Council

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in a meeting of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Construction Sector Council, at  9:30 a.m. EDT, 1219 28th Street, NW Washington, DC 20007 in the Main Conference Room.  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) requested a presentation on CPSC activities to address the CO poisoning hazard associated with portable generators.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2293.  For meeting information, contact Scott Earnest, Acting Deputy Director and Coordinator NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health at gse0@cdc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/8/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/8/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Outlook Bethesda, MD
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Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Target

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, and Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant (Office of Commissioner Buerkle) to meet with representatives from Target:  Scott Lercel, Director Social Responsibility & Sustainability, Kimberly Moore, Senior Group Manager Product Investigations and Recall, and Barbara White, Senior Group Counsel, to discuss Target’s new Facebook recall app and to present what steps Target is taking on the issue of window coverings; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Michelle Halverson.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Target Corporation

Commissioner Robert Adler and Sarah Klein, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Adler and Boaz Green, Senior Counsel and Dorothy Lee, Confidential Assistant to Commissioner Robinson, meeting with Scott Lercel, Director; Kimberly Moore, Senior Group Manager; and Barbara White, Senior Group Counsel, from Product Investigations and Recall at Target Corporation to discuss Target’s new Facebook recall app and the steps Target is taking on window coverings; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Michelle Halverson, Assistant to Scott Lercel.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/20/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/21/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Office of Chairman Kaye Meeting with Representatives from Target

DeWane Ray, Acting Chief of Staff to the Chairman, and other members of the Chairman’s office are meeting with representatives from Target:  Scott Lercel, Director Social Responsibility & Sustainability, Kimberly Moore, Senior Group Manager Product Investigations and Recall, and Barbara White, Senior Group Counsel, to discuss Target’s new Facebook recall app and to present what steps Target is taking on the issue of window coverings; 1 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Michelle Halverson.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, Administrative Assistant, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/30/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/31/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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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; 1:30 p.m.  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 10/2/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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November 06, 2014 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Speaks at National Association of Manufacturers Coalition

Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic will speak at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) coalition meeting comprised of manufacturers, retailers, law firms and trade associations representatives; 2:00 p.m. at 733 10th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington DC. 20001. The meeting was requested by Erik Glavich. For additional information contact Erik Glavich at (202) 637-3179 or e-mail at eglavich@nam.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/5/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/5/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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November 06, 2014 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Rana Balci-Sinha Attending ASTM Subcommittee Stroller Task Group Conference Call

Rana Balci-Sinha, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors,  attending ASTM subcommittee stroller task group conference call regarding positional grab bars; 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST. The meeting was requested by Bob Crowley, ASTM Stroller Subcommittee Chair.  For additional information contact Rana Balci-Sinha, (301) 987-2584; email: rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/23/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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November 06, 2014 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Outlook Bethesda, MD
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Marc Schoem and Other Compliance Staff Meeting with Representatives from Target

Marc Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations and Compliance staff meeting with Kimberly Moore, Sr. Group Manager, Product Investigation and Recalls, Scott Lercel, Director of Social Responsibility and Barbara White, Senior Legal Counsel, Target to update staff on Target’s safety program and recent launch of a recall app; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 601 L.  Contact Marc Schoem for more information at (301) 504-7520.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/17/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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November 07, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Celestine Kish and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Task Group Conference Call Regarding Changing Tables

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other staff will be participating in a task group conference call regarding Changing Tables at 10:00 am EST. The conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org) or Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov  or 301-987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/31/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/31/14.

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November 07, 2014 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Celestine Kish Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets Labeling

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding the development of a new voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  The task group will be discussing the labeling and warning requirements. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2547.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/4/14.  Posted to the Public Calendar 11/5/14.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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November 09, 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Outlook New Orleans, LA
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Khalisa Phillips and Other CPSC Staff Attending Meetings with the ASTM Subcommittees for Playground Equipment and Sports and Recreation Equipment

Khalisa Phillips, Ph.D., Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff, will be attending meetings with the ASTM F15 subcommittees for playground equipment and ASTM F08 subcommittees for sports and recreational equipment; 9am-5pm, Sheraton New Orleans, LA.  These meetings were requested by ASTM.  For more information, contact Khalisa Phillips, kphillips@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/7/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/8/14.

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