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
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
10:00 To 12:00
Elizabeth, NJ
Maggie Saric Attending “Discussion at the Quarterly Broker Meeting”

Maggie Saric, Compliance Investigator, CPSC Newark/NY Field Office, attending  “Discussion at the Quarterly Broker Meeting”; 10:00 a.m., 3rd Floor Main Conference Room, 1210 Corbin Street, Elizabeth, NJ.  For additional information contact Maggie Saric at msaric@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/18/17. 

June
07, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Oral Argument in In the Matter of Zen Magnets, LLC, CPSC Docket No. 12-2, and Closed Commission Meeting to Follow

The public is invited to attend and observe the oral argument in In the Matter of Zen Magnets, LLC, Docket No. 12-2, which is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.  The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public.

The Federal Register notice announcing the oral argument and closed Commission meeting can be accessed at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-05-24/pdf/2017-10572.pdf

Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East Highway, Bethesda, Maryland

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