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Week of May 11 - May 17, 2015

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May 11, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Representatives of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University

Commissioner Robert Adler, Chief Counsel Sarah Klein and Senior Counsel Jennifer Feinberg meeting with Donald R. Kornblet, Product Safety Advisor and Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University to discuss product safety education at the university level, share information about some of their thoughts about past accomplishments and learnings, and to discuss future education plans and ideas in the product safety field; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Donald Kornblet.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/15/15.

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May 11, 2015 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Andrew Stadnik and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with American Fireworks Safety Laboratory

Andrew Stadnik, Associate Executive Director for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff  meeting with John Rodgers of the American Fireworks Safety Laboratory (AFSL) and Quin Dodd, AFSL outside counsel, for AFSL to present information to the CPSC regarding their suggestions related to the CPSC’s FY 15 Fireworks project to review the CPSC’s fireworks regulations; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in Conference Room 103 at CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by AFSL.  For additional information contact Andrew Stadnik, (301) 987-2037.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/1/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/1/15.

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May 11, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Boaz Green, Senior Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University and Donald Kornblet, Product Safety Advisor, to discuss product safety education at the university level, share information about their thoughts and accomplishments and learnings, and to discuss future education plans and ideas in the product safety field; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was request by Donald Kornblet.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee at dslee@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/1/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/1/15.

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May 11, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Patricia Adkins (Executive Director) and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Members of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies, Saint Louis University

Patricia Adkins, Executive Director, George Borlase, Director, Hazard Identification & Reduction and Marc Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations meeting with Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon, PhD, Director and  Donald Kornblet, Product Safety Adviser,  Center for Supply Chain Management Studies, Saint Louis University, to discuss the Center’s university-level product safety education program; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, OEX Conference Room.  For further information contact Keisha Murchison at 301-504-6862. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/29/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/30/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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May 11, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15.71 task group regarding the development of the voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m..  The task group will be discussing film pouch requirements. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Sarah Newens at snewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2582.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/4/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/4/15.

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May 11, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, meeting with Donald R. Kornblet, Product Safety Advisor and Dr. Ik-Whan of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University to discuss product safety education at the university level, share information about some of their thoughts about past accomplishments and learnings, and to discuss future education plans and ideas in the product safety field; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Donald Kornblet.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/4/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/5/15.

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May 11, 2015 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic and Staff Meeting with Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic, Special Assistant Bryce Dustman and Special Assistant and Counsel meeting with Donald Kornblet, Product Safety Advisor and Dr. Ik-Whan Kwon of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies at Saint Louis University to discuss product safety education at the university level, share information about some of their thoughts about past accomplishments and learnings, and to discuss future education plans and ideas in the product safety field; 3:00 p.m. Bethesda Towers, Room 722, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Donald Kornblet. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Public Calendar 5/6/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/6/15.

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May 12, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Commission Meeting
Decisional Matter: Fiscal Year 2015 Mid-Year Review and Operating Plan

Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814

A live webcast of this meeting can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov/live

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May 12, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Einstein Miller Participating in Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1278 Task Group Meeting

Einstein Miller, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participating in the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1278 Task Group meeting; 9:00 a.m.  The UL 1278 Task Group is conducting a risk assessment for UL 1278 Smart Enabled Portable Heaters.  The meeting is being hosted by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), 12 Laboratory Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Einstein Miller, (301) 987-2469 or emiller@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/4/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/5/15.

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May 12, 2015 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Aaron Orland and Other CPSC Staff Visiting the Laboratories of the Composite Panel Association

Aaron Orland, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be visiting the laboratories of the Composite Panel Association (CPA);  9:00 am to 2:00 pm (EDT) at the CPA laboratory in Leesburg, VA.  This meeting was requested by the CPA staff after meeting with CPSC on April 14, 2015.  For additional information, contact Aaron Orland (301) 987-2248.  Email: aorland@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/29/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/29/15.

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May 12, 2015 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Andrew Trotta and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff meeting with Jennifer Cleary and Wayne Morris, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), to discuss AHAM’s proposals for standards revisions for ranges, refrigerators, clothes dryers, dishwashers, blenders, coffee makers, toasters/toaster ovens, portable electric heaters, fans and receptacles; 10:30 AM., CPSC NPTEC Rockville, MD.  The meeting was requested by Ms. Cleary.  For additional information contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057; email: atrotta@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/5/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/5/15.

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May 13, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Einstein Miller Participating in Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1278 Task Group Meeting

Einstein Miller, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participating in the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1278 Task Group meeting; 9:00 a.m.  The UL 1278 Task Group is conducting a risk assessment for UL 1278 Smart Enabled Portable Heaters.  The meeting is being hosted by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), 12 Laboratory Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC.  For additional information contact Einstein Miller, (301) 987-2469 or emiller@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/4/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/5/15.

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May 13, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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CPSC's Office of Import Surveillance Meeting with COAC Working Group and Interest Trade Parties

Carol Cave and Jim Joholske (Office of Import Surveillance); Mary House (Office of the General Counsel) meeting with COAC working group and interested trade parties to discuss CBP’s pilot with CPSC to test implementation of the PGA Message Set for CPSC certificate filing at entry.  Carol Cave and the e-filing team will demonstrate the prototype registry and will include discussions about how laboratories may help facilitate the e-filing process.  The meeting is being held from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. EST, 4330 East West Highway, 4th Floor Hearing Room, Bethesda, MD 20814.  The meeting will be in person.  A conference line will not be available.  The meeting was requested by CPSC Office of Import Surveillance.  To register for this event please go to the following link:  http://cpsc.gov/en/Newsroom/Public-Calendar/Register-for-CPSC-Public-Meetings-Workshops-and-Forums/CPSC-Staff-Meeting-with-COAC/.  For additional information contact Carol Cave, (301) 504-7677.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/28/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/15.

Information Technology experts within companies are encouraged to attend.

A live webcast of meeting can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/live

Here is the meeting agenda.

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May 14, 2015 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Meeting Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating a meeting with the ASTM F15.71 subcommittee regarding the development of the voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m..  The meeting will be located at CPSC Headquarters in Bethesda.  This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Sarah Newens at snewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2582.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/4/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/4/15.

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May 15, 2015 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Commissioner Mohorovic and Staff Meeting with Procter and Gamble

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic, Special Assistant Bryce Dustman and Special Assistant and Counsel Mike Gentine meeting with Procter and Gamble representatives Rick Hackman, Sean Broderick, Kimberly Eberwine, Shailesh Jejurikar, Anitra March and Sarah Wilson with Covington and Burling to discuss single load liquid laundry packets; 9:00 a.m. Bethesda Towers, Room 722, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/8/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/12/15.

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May 15, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Commissioner Robert Adler and Chief Counsel Sarah Klein meeting with Rick Hackman, Sean Broderick, Kimberly Eberwine, Shailesh Jejurikar and Anitra Marsh of Procter & Gamble and Sarah Wilson of Covington & Burling, LLP to discuss single load liquid laundry packets (Tide Pods) and to meet the new business head; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson of Covington & Burling, LLP.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/8/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/12/15.

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May 15, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Scott Ayers Participating in CANENA Technical Committee 61C Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in CANENA Technical Committee 61C teleconference on safety requirements for household refrigerators and freezers; 10:00 am EST to 11:30 am EST.  For information on this meeting, included call-in information, please contact Matthew B. Williams, of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (mwilliams@aham.org, 202-872-5955).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/30/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/2/15.

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May 15, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Chairman Kaye and Staff Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with Rick Hackman, Sean Broderick, Kimberly Eberwine, Shailesh Jejurikar and Anitra Marsh of Procter & Gamble and Sarah Wilson of Covington & Burling, LLP to discuss single load liquid laundry packet and to meet the new business head; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson of Covington & Burling, LLP.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/15/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/15/15. 

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May 15, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Office of Commissioner Robinson Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Marietta S. Robinson and Boaz Green, Senior Counsel to Commissioner Marietta S. Robinson, with representatives from Procter & Gamble. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the new Tide Pods business head. Attending on behalf of Procter & Gamble will be: Rick Hackman (Product Safety), Sean Broderick (Government Relations), Kimberly Eberwine, (In-house Counsel), Shailesh Jejurikar (Tide Pods business head), Anitra Marsh (Communications), and Sarah Wilson (Outside Counsel); 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  For additional  information  contact Boaz Green, 301-504-7655.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson.  For additional information contact Boaz Green, (301) 504-7655.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/14/15.

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May 15, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Procter & Gamble

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant meeting with representatives from Procter & Gamble. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the new Tide Pods business head. Attending on behalf of Procter & Gamble will be: Rick Hackman (Product Safety), Sean Broderick (Government Relations), Kimberly Eberwine, (In-house Counsel), Shailesh Jejurikar (Tide Pods business head), Anitra Marsh (Communications), and Sarah Wilson (Outside Counsel); 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Sarah Wilson.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/11/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/12/15.

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