July
20, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the NH/VT Carbon Monoxide Alliance Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the NH/VT Carbon Monoxide Alliance teleconference from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EDT).  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/18/17.

July
19, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Candle Fire Safety Incidents

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on candle fire safety incidents from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: scottayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/26/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/26/17. 

June
21, 2017
1:30 To 2:30
Rockville, MD
Andrew Stadnik and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Nancy Nord of OFW Law

Andrew Stadnik, Ian Hall, Michael Nelson (Directorate for Laboratory Sciences), Richard McCallion (Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction), and other CPSC staff meeting at the request of Nancy Nord of OFW Law representing a European maker of protective head gear for cyclists that is not the shell-type helmet.  The company is interested in introducing its product in the U.S. but the product would not pass the test method specified in 16 CFR 1203.  The product is tested to the European requirements (SP-Method 4439).  The firm wants to discuss consideration of an alternative test method they believe is equivalent to or more stringent than that set out in the 16CFR1203 standard.  The meeting will be held 1:30-2:30 at the CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, Conference Room 103, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  For additional information contact Andrew Stadnik, astadnik@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/24/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/24/17. 

June
21, 2017
1:00 To 2:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Intertek

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Boaz Green Senior Counsel, Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor meeting with representatives from Intertek:  Gregg Tiemann, Executive VP for the Americas, Intertek; Brian Gray, Senior VP of Product Intelligence and Retail Services, Intertek; Quin Dodd, Principal, Law Offices of Quin D. Dodd, LLC, to discuss updates on Intertek activities in the field of product safety and issues of mutual interest; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 714.  The meeting was requested by Quin Dodd.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr at dyahr@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/24/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/24/17. 

June
15, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Celestine Kish Participating in an ASTM Conference Call with Baby Box Task Group

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding baby boxes; 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  The task group will discuss requirements specific to baby box for inclusion to bassinet standard.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2547.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/25/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/25/17. 

June
13, 2017
4:00 To 5:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Proctor and Gamble

Commissioner Robert Adler and Staff meeting with representatives from Proctor and Gamble:  Sundar Raman, Vice President, Fabric & Home Care North America; Kersi Vasunia, Toxicologist, Fabric & Home Care; Sean Broderick, P&G Government Relations; Kimberly Eberwine, Counsel Fabric & Home Care North America; Rick Hackman, Associate Director, Regulatory & Technical Relations; Sarah Wilson, Covington & Burling. The topic for discussion is liquid laundry packaging and data monitoring that is confidential and proprietary to P&G. The meeting will be held at 4:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 714.  The meeting was requested by Rick Hackman.  For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/17/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/17/17. 

June
13, 2017
1:00 To 2:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Proctor and Gamble

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Boaz Green, Senior Counsel, Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives from Proctor and Gamble:  Sundar Raman, Vice President Fabric & Home Care North America; Kersi Vasunia, Toxicologist Fabric & Home Care; Sean Broderick, P&G Government Relations; Kimberly Eberwine, Counsel Fabric & Home Care North America; Rick Hackman, Associate Director Regulatory & Technical Relations; Sarah Wilson, Covington & Burling, to discuss liquid laundry packaging and data monitoring that is confidential and proprietary to P&G; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 714.  The meeting was requested by Rick Hackman.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr at dyahr@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/3/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/3/17. 

Jun 12, 2017
to
Jun 15, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Toronto, Canada
Andrew Lock Participating in the ASTM International E05 Voluntary Standards Meetings on Flammability

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participating in ASTM International E05 voluntary standards meetings on flammability to discuss voluntary standards development for flammability; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sheraton Toronto Centre, 123 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099, alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/7/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/7/17. 

June
08, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Jefferson, WI
George Borlase and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Representatives from Generac Power Systems

George Borlase, Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff will meet with Greg Wischstadt and others of Generac Power Systems to discuss proprietary information related to Generac’s CO detection and shutoff system they are developing to address the carbon monoxide poisoning hazard associated with portable generators when used in enclosed spaces.  The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., at Generac’s facilities in and near Jefferson, WI.  The meeting was requested by CPSC staff.  The meeting is closed due to a discussion of proprietary data that is confidential commercial information.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov (301)987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/12/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/12/17. 

June
07, 2017
1:00 To 4:00
Sussex, WI
George Borlase and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with Representatives of Champion Power Equipment

George Borlase, Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other staff will meet with Scott Stefaniak and others of Champion Power Equipment; 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., to discuss proprietary information related to Champion’s CO detection and shutoff system they are developing to address the carbon monoxide poisoning hazard associated with portable generators when used in enclosed spaces.  The meeting will be held at Champion’s facility in Sussex, WI.  The meeting was requested by CPSC staff.  The meeting is closed due to a discussion of proprietary data that is confidential commercial information.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/25/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/25/17.