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Week of February 04 - February 10, 2013

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February 06, 2013
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

CPSC Staff Meeting with Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Staff

DeWane Ray, Director of the Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, Marc Schoem, Acting Director of the Office of Compliance and Field Operations, and other CPSC staff meeting with Julie Vallese, Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Managing Director of Public and Government Affairs; Lauren Pfeiffer, JPMA; Mark Fellin, JPMA; Rick Locker, Counsel to JPMA; Kathleen Rudnick, Sr. Manager of Safety, Quality, and Compliance for Graco NA; Rachael Shagott, Director of Product Integrity for Tomy; Mark Evanko, Executive VP for Quality Assurance and Product Safety at Dorel Juvenile Group; and Lindsay Harris, JPMA Certification Committee Chair. to permit JPMA to present information about JPMA's enhanced certification program and how the program is helping manufacturers meet safety regulations and improving safety in the juvenile products marketplace; 8:30 am; Bethesda Towers, room 410B/C. The meeting was requested by Julie Vallese (JPMA). For additional information, contact Robert Howell (301.504.7621), DeWane Ray (301.504.7547, or Marc Schoem (301.504.7520). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/28/13. Posted on the Master Calendar 1/28/13.

February 06, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Staff Workshop

Altering the current gel fuel for firepots

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Jonathan Kent, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, meeting with Mustapha Fofana and  Nicholas Dembsey of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and students via teleconference and over the Internet to discuss WPI wishes to inform CPSC of its project on:  Altering the current gel fuel for firepots; 10:00 a.m. EST.  The meeting was requested by Mustapha Fofana, WPI.  For additional information including call-in information, contact Scott Ayers, (301) 987-2030, sayers@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/30/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/30/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

February 07, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Conference Call

Staff Workshop

Sling Carrier Labeling task group conference call

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be participating in the Sling Carrier Labeling task group conference call; 2:00 p.m. EST to discuss the ASTM Sling Carrier voluntary standard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. To get call information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/30/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/30/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

February 10, 2013
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM

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New York, NY

Association Meeting

CPSC Staff Attending the 2013 American International Toy Fair Hosted by the Toy Industry Association

Khalisa Phillips, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, and other CPSC staff will be attending the 2013 American International Toy Fair hosted by the Toy Industry Association in New York, NY. For additional information contact Khalisa Phillips at 301-987-2592. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 2/5/13. Posted in the Public Calendar 2/5/13. (N)