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Week of March 18 - March 24, 2013

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March 18, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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San Antonio, TX

Association Meeting

Meeting Held by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Arthur Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending a meeting held by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) at the Crown Plaza Hotel Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.  The meeting is the NFPA 72 Pre-First Draft Meetings for the SIG-HOU.  For more information contact Jenny Depew, National Fire Protection Association, jdepew@nfpa.org, Tel: 617-984-7505.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/14/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/14/13.

March 18, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Commissioner Nancy Nord and Staff Meeting with Rick Rosati of Bureau Veritas

Commissioner Nancy Nord, Tim Reggev, Joe Martyak, and Nathan Cardon will meet with Rick Rosati of Bureau Veritas, to discuss lab variability and testing; 2:00 p.m.  For additional information contact Tim Reggev, (301) 504-7901. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/15/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/15/13.

March 19, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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San Antonio, TX

Association Meeting

Meeting Held by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Arthur Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending a meeting held by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) at the Crown Plaza Hotel Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.  The meeting is the NFPA 72 Pre-First Draft Meetings for the SIG-HOU.  For more information contact Jenny Depew, National Fire Protection Association, jdepew@nfpa.org, Tel: 617-984-7505.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/14/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/14/13.

March 19, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Commissioner Nancy Nord and Staff to Meet with Recall Analytics Inc.

Commissioner Nancy Nord, Tim Reggev, Joe Martyak, and Nathan Cardon will meet with Dag Holmboe, Brad Foster, and others from Recall Analytics Inc., to discuss improving recall effectiveness; 11:00 a.m.  For additional information contact Tim Reggev, (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/15/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/15/13.

March 19, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Doug Lee and Other EXHR Staff, Participating in ASTM Working Group Teleconference

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other EXHR staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference, 4:00 p.m., to discuss voluntary standards requirements for bedside sleepers. The teleconference was requested by Mr. Jerry Drobinski, ASTM working group chair. For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; email: dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/11/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 3/12/13. (S)

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

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Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Hearing Room 420


Open to the Public


Matter to be Discussed


Briefing Matter: Soft Infant Carriers – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking


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

  • Status:Open to the Public

March 21, 2013
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Commissioner Robert Adler and staff Meeting with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and RILA (Meeting Cancelled)

Commissioner Robert Adler, Jana Fong-Swamidoss and Jason Levine, counselors to Commissioner Adler, meeting with Walt Sanders, representing the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) to brief Commissioner Adler on the retailers’ perspective on CPSC’s safety campaign on the safe handling of single load laundry detergent pods; 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Walt Sanders.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/15/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/18/13.

March 21, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Association Meeting

Compliance and Field Operations staff meeting with Retail Industry Leaders Association and Food Marketing Institute (Meeting Cancelled)

Office of Compliance and Field Operations staff meeting with representatives from The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to discuss the posting of safety notices in retail stores.  The meeting was requested by RILA and FMI; 2:00 p.m. Bethesda Towers.  For further information or to attend the meeting, contact Marc J. Schoem, Acting Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations at 301-504-7520.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/13/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/13/13.  (S)

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

March 21, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Celestine Kiss and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call regarding Inclined Sleep Products

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 at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST. The conference call was requested by ASTM. Subject/Purpose:  Members of task group for Inclined Sleep Products plan to discuss final changes to the draft standard Consumer Safety Specification for Inclined Sleep Products that will be presented at the ASTM meeting in April. For additional information contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org) or Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or at 301-987-2547. (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/18/13.  Posted in Public Calendar 3/19/13.

March 22, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Association Meeting

03/22 Ronald A. Jordan Will be Participating in a Conference Call/Webex Meeting of the Z21/(CSA) and (TAG)

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a conference call/Webex meeting of the Z21/Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Unvented Gas-Fired Heating Appliances Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to discuss voluntary standards activities; 2:00 p.m., Room 159-01, CPSC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by CSA and is an open meeting. For more information contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/15/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/15/13.