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Week of February 18 - February 24, 2013

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February 19, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Biloxi, MS

Association Meeting

ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings, to discuss battery ingestion and toy safety requirements for ANSI C18 standards; 1:00 p.m., Grand Biloxi Hotel, Biloxi, MS. The meeting was requested by the ANSI C18 Secretary. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/12/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/13/13.

February 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Task Group Conference Call Regarding Inclined Sleep Products Warning Labels

Celestine Kiss, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a task group conference call regarding Inclined Sleep Products warning labels at 3:00 p.m. EST. The conference call was requested by ASTM.  Subject/Purpose:  Members of task group for Inclined Sleep Products plan to discuss the revisions to warning label being proposed in the Consumer Safety Specification for Inclined Sleep Products.

Type/Format:  teleconference; Duration:  approximately 1 hour.  For additional information contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org) or Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2547. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/13/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/14/13. 

February 20, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting     (Meeting canceled. Decision will be made by ballot.)
Wednesday February 20, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland

Open to the Public

Matter to be Discussed

Decisional Matter: Sections 1112/1118 Requirements for Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies - Draft Final Rule

A live webcast of the Meeting can be viewed at https://www.cpsc.gov/live

February 20, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Biloxi, MS

Association Meeting

ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, attending ANSI C18/NEMA Battery Committee Meetings, to discuss battery ingestion and toy safety requirements for ANSI C18 standards; 1:00 p.m., Grand Biloxi Hotel, Biloxi, MS. The meeting was requested by the ANSI C18 Secretary. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; e-mail: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/12/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/13/13.

February 21, 2013
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Commissioner Nancy Nord Speaking at the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel West Coast Conference

Commissioner Nancy Nord will be speaking at the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel West Coast Conference in San Francisco.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/20/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/21/13.  (S)

February 21, 2013
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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Woburn, MA

Association Meeting

Andrew Trotta Meeting With Jennifer Cleary/Wayne Morris, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with Jennifer Cleary/Wayne Morris, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), other interested AHAM industry members and Karen Benedek/ Phil Carbone, Primaira LLC, to discuss Primaira’s cooktop control systems developments; 8:30 a.m., Primaira, Woburn, MA.  The meeting was requested by AHAM.  For additional information contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057 or atrotta@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/13/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/14/12.

February 21, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Web Conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group

Caroleene Paul, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Table Saw Safety Working Group, to review comments regarding UL 987 proposal for AIMS; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, calling in from 5 Research Place, Room 105.  The meeting was requested by Mahmood Tabaddor of UL.  For additional information contact Caroleene Paul (301) 987-2225; e-mail: cpaul@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/15/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 2/15/13.