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Week of septiembre 08 - septiembre 14, 2014

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septiembre 08, 2014 8:00 a 9:00
Añadir a Outlook Las Vegas, NV
Meeting
Neal Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) Speaking at the All Baby & Child (ABC) Trade Show

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) will speak at 8:00 am PST to attendees at the All Baby & Child (ABC) Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV.  The presentation, titled Annual U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Update.  Focus on Recalls, will be an overview of the Commission and how to best deal with the Commission in the event that the Commission contacts you concerning a potential health or safety related issue regarding your product.  The presentation will also provide an update of CPSC news and activities in the past year. 

The presentation was requested by The ABC Show.  The presentation will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  You may contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov  with any questions or to schedule a time to speak individually.  More details available at: http://www.theabcshow.com/.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/29/14.  Posted in Public Calendar 9/3/14. 

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 08, 2014 9:00 a 10:00
Añadir a Outlook Rockville, MD
Meeting
Joel Recht and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Joel Recht, Associate Executive Director, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Andrew Trotta and Mark Gill, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be meeting with Jennifer Cleary, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Wayne Morris, Vice President, Technical Operations & Standards of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, AHAM.  The meeting is educational in nature and was requested by Jennifer Cleary.  Representatives from AHAM will inform CPSC staff about developments in portable heaters and concerning AHAM’s voluntary standards activities.  The meeting is being held at 9:00 a.m., in room 103 of CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  For additional information contact Joel Recht (301) 987-2036.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/12/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/12/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 08, 2014 10:30 a 12:00
Añadir a Outlook Bethesda, MD
Meeting
George Borlase and Others Meeting with Sunbeam Products Inc.

George Borlase, Assistant Executive Director, Office of Hazard Identification & Reduction; Joel Recht, Associate Executive Director, Directorate for Engineering Sciences; Andrew Trotta, Director of Electrical Engineering; and Mark Gill, Electrical Engineer, will be meeting with the representatives of Sunbeam Products, Inc.:  David Baker, Legal Counsel; Marc Clements, Vice President of Litigation and Regulatory Affairs; Eric Forti, Manager, Business Development; Mike Fretwell, Vice President & General Manager, Home Environment; Stephen Vernaglia, Director of Program Management, Home Environment, to discuss CPSC’s position on changes to UL 1278 that would permit the remote use of electrical appliances.  This portion of the meeting will be open to the public.  At the conclusion of this discussion, the meeting will be closed to the public for discussions of Sunbeam business proprietary design concepts.  The meeting is being held at 10:30 a.m., at CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center in Rockville, MD.  For additional information contact Robert Howell, (301) 504-7621 or rhowell@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/22/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/22/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 09, 2014 8:00 a 10:00
Añadir a Outlook Las Vegas, NV
Meeting
Neal Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) Speaking at All Baby & Child (ABC) Trade Show

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) and regulators from Health Canada and Profeco (Mexico) will speak on at 8:00 am PST to attendees at the All Baby & Child (ABC) Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV.  The presentation, titled What Businesses Need to Know About Product Safety in North America, will be an opportunity for businesses to learn about product safety requirements for juvenile products from all three countries at one time!  This first-of-its-kind-at-the-ABC-show-presentation is a unique opportunity to ask questions and to compare and contrast the different regulatory requirements across North America with representatives from all three government agencies together in one room.    Speakers include Sonia Douglas, Product Safety Officer from Health Canada,  Agustin Adame, Director of Physical and Chemical Investigations from the National Laboratory for Consumer Protection from Profeco (Mexico,) and Neal S. Cohen, Small Business Ombudsman from the CPSC.   Questions and answers will follow and the presentation will be completed before the show opens that morning.

The presentation was requested by The ABC Show.  The presentation will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  You may contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov  with any questions or to schedule a time to speak individually.  More details available at: http://www.theabcshow.com/.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/29/14.  Posted in Public Calendar 9/3/14. 

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 09, 2014 11:00 a 11:30
Añadir a Outlook Bethesda, MD
Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with CTI Group

Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic meeting with Francis Yuk, Senior Vice President of the CTI Group to talk in general about China; 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 722..  The meeting was requested by Francis Yuk.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/2/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/3/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 09, 2014 13:00 a 14:00
Añadir a Outlook Bethesda, MD
Meeting
Chairman Kaye Meeting with Express Association of America

Chairman Elliot Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with Express Association of America Executive Director Mike Mullen to discuss the function of modern supply chains, role of CPSC in trade facilitation, and the impact of ITDS on the process of receiving certificates of safety; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Mike Mullen.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/4/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/5/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 09, 2014 14:00 a 14:30
Añadir a Outlook Bethessda, MD
Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with Express Association of America

Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic and Special Assistant Bryce Dustman meeting with Mike Mullen, Express Association of America, Jon Gold, National Retail Federation, Cynthia Chandler-Snell, FedEx, Clint Fisher, TNT, John Vanwallaghen, UPS, and Norm Schenk, UPS,  to discuss import surveillance and the CPSC clearance process at ports and U.S. borders; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 722.  The meeting was requested by Mike Mullen.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/27/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 09, 2014 14:00 a 15:00
Añadir a Outlook Rockville, MD
Meeting
Ronald Jordan Participating Via Conference Call/Webex in Meeting of the Z21/CSA Delayed Ignition Task Force

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate via conference call/webex in meeting of the Z21/CSA Delayed Ignition Task Force to discuss standards development to address delayed ignition in gas fireplaces; 2:00 pm, Room 151-01, CPSC , 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by CSA and is an open meeting. For meeting information contact Lorraine McCourt, CSA Standards  (216) 524-4990 or Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/28/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 10, 2014 9:00 a 14:00
Añadir a Outlook Rockville, MD
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Thomas Caton Participating in A14 Committee Meeting by Conference Call

Thomas Caton, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Mechanical Engineering, will be participating by Conference Call from Bethesda in an ANSI-ASC A14 Ladder Committee meeting being held at the American Ladder Institute’s (ALI) offices at 330 N. Wabash Ave in the SmithBucklin Client Conference Center on the 14th floor in Chicago from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Central Time.  The meeting is requested by A14 to A14 subcommittee tasks on ANSI ladder standards.  You may contact Theresa Jacobs,  tjacobs@americanladderinstitute.org or call 202-367-2394 for the call in information.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/28/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 10, 2014 10:00 a 12:00
Añadir a Outlook Bethesda, MD
Commission Meeting
Briefing Matter: Safety Standard for Magnet Sets - Final Rule

Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420

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

Related Resources

Final and Proposed Rules - Magnet Sets

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 10, 2014 10:00 a 11:00
Añadir a Outlook Rockville, MD
Meeting
Anna Luo Participating in an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Task Group Teleconference

Anna Luo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in an 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, aluo@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/3/14.  Posted to the Public Calendar 9/3/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 11, 2014 8:30 a 16:00
Añadir a Outlook Gaithersburg, MD
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Dr. Andrew Lock Participating in the National Fire Protection Association Upholstered Furniture Main Task Group Meeting

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff participating in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Upholstered Furniture Main Task Group meeting  to discuss a voluntary standards development for upholstered furniture; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building 224, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899.  For additional information contact Dr. Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/4/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/5/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
Solicitud asistencia
septiembre 11, 2014 10:00 a 14:00
Añadir a Outlook Minneapolis, MN
Meeting
Chairman Kaye and Others Participating at ICPHSO Midwest Regional Product Safety Training Workshop

Chairman Elliot Kaye delivering the keynote presentation and the CPSC Small Business Ombudsman and staff from the Office of Compliance and Field Operations attending and participating in the ICPHSO International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization) Midwest Regional Product Safety Training Workshop, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  For additional information, contact Marc Schoem, Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations , 301-504-7520 or at mschoem@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/1/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/4/14.

  • Condición Jurídica y Social: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
Solicitud asistencia