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Week of April 27 - May 03, 2015

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April 27, 2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Rick McCallion and Other CPSC Staff Attending the ANSI B101 Committee Meeting

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff will be attending the ANSI B101 Committee meeting and NFSI/Emory University Slip and Fall Prevention Symposium; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (EDT) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. This meeting was requested by ANSI and NFSI. For additional information contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987-2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/15/15.  Posted in Public Calendar 4/15/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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April 27, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Meeting
Rik Khanna Attending UL Fire, Electrical, and Consumer Advisory Council Meetings

Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, attending the Underwriters Laboratories (UL)(1) Fire, (2) Electrical, and (3) Consumer Advisory Council Meetings to discuss consumer product safety standards (1) for fire suppression equipment, fire resistant building designs, flame and smoke characteristics of building materials and other products related to fire safety, (2) electrical appliances, utilization equipment, construction equipment, and materials, (3) provide advice for establishing levels of safety for consumer products, and aid in educating the general public in the safer use of consumer products.  These meetings will take place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090.  This meeting was requested by UL.  For additional information contact Rik Khanna, (301) 987-2508 or rkhanna@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/16/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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April 27, 2015 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Attending UL Annual Meeting

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is attending the UL Annual Meeting; 9:00 a.m. 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL. The invitation was extended by Keith Williams. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/23/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/24/15.

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April 27, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Doug Lee Participating in an ASTM Workgroup for Battery Operated Toys Via Teleconference

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in an ASTM workgroup for battery operated toys via teleconference to review battery requirements for ASTM F963; 11:00 a.m.  The teleconference was requested by the ASTM workgroup chair.  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073; e-mail:  dlee@cpsc.gov.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/23/15.

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April 27, 2015 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Matthew Dreyfus Participating in an ASTM Committee D20 Task Group Meeting

Matthew Dreyfus, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be participating in an ASTM Committee D20 Group D7823: Phthalates Task Group meeting via conference call at 11:30 AM. Please contact Mr. Len Morrissey (lmorrissey@astm.org) for the call-in information. For other information contact Matthew Dreyfus, 301-987-2094 (mdreyfus@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/13/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/13/15.

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April 28, 2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Outlook Atlanta, GA
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Rick McCallion and Other CPSC Staff Attending the ANSI B101 Committee Meeting

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff will be attending the ANSI B101 Committee meeting and NFSI/Emory University Slip and Fall Prevention Symposium; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (EDT) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. This meeting was requested by ANSI and NFSI. For additional information contact Rick McCallion , (301) 987-2222; email: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/15/15.  Posted in Public Calendar 4/15/15.

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April 28, 2015 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Attending UL Annual Meeting

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is attending the UL Annual Meeting; 8:00 a.m., 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL. The invitation was extended by Keith Williams. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/23/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/24/15. 

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April 28, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Outlook Bethesda, MD
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Chairman Kaye Meeting with Members of the COAC 1USG Subcommittee-CPSC Working Group

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye is convening a closed meeting with members of the COAC 1USG Subcommittee – CPSC Working Group to discuss a successful path forward to the Commission’s e-filing alpha project and implementation of the single window.  CPSC and CBP staff will attend the Chairman’s meeting and will be participating as necessary in the discussion.  In accordance with 16 C.F.R. part 1012.4(d)(7)(ii), the Chairman believes extraordinary circumstances require closing this meeting in anticipation of the sharing of highly sensitive business information specific to formulating the requirements of and addressing the challenges presented by the e-filing project as well as the U.S. Government’s vital interest in successfully implementing the single window as outlined in the President’s February 19, 2014, “E.O. – Streamling the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses.”

 The meeting will be held at the Commission’s headquarters in Bethesda, MD; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  For additional information, contact Stephen McGoogan at 301-504-7881.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/27/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/15.

  • Status: Closed to the Public
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April 28, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Rik Khanna Attending UL Fire, Electrical, and Consumer Advisory Council Meetings

Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, attending the Underwriters Laboratories (UL)(1) Fire, (2) Electrical, and (3) Consumer Advisory Council Meetings to discuss consumer product safety standards (1) for fire suppression equipment, fire resistant building designs, flame and smoke characteristics of building materials and other products related to fire safety, (2) electrical appliances, utilization equipment, construction equipment, and materials, (3) provide advice for establishing levels of safety for consumer products, and aid in educating the general public in the safer use of consumer products.  These meetings will take place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090.  This meeting was requested by UL.  For additional information contact Rik Khanna, (301) 987-2508 or rkhanna@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/16/15.

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April 29, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Rik Khanna Attending UL Fire, Electrical, and Consumer Advisory Council Meetings

Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, attending the Underwriters Laboratories (UL)(1) Fire, (2) Electrical, and (3) Consumer Advisory Council Meetings to discuss consumer product safety standards (1) for fire suppression equipment, fire resistant building designs, flame and smoke characteristics of building materials and other products related to fire safety, (2) electrical appliances, utilization equipment, construction equipment, and materials, (3) provide advice for establishing levels of safety for consumer products, and aid in educating the general public in the safer use of consumer products.  These meetings will take place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090.  This meeting was requested by UL.  For additional information contact Rik Khanna, (301) 987-2508 or rkhanna@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/16/15.

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April 29, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with Sears

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is meeting with: Kathryn Guerra, Director of Product Safety; Lori Miller, Associate General Counsel; and Kristen Coleman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, all with Sears to discuss product safety issues; 10:00 a.m., 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/23/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/23/15.

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April 29, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Scott Ayers Participating in the ASTM F15.45 Telecon on Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in an ASTM Subcommittee F15.45 task group teleconference for Candle Fire Safety from 10:00 am EST to 11:00 am EST.  For additional information including call-in instructions contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org, 610-832-9719).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/16/15.

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April 29, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction Staff Meeting with Representatives of the American Home Furnishings Alliance and International Wood Product Association

EXHR staff: George Borlase/Assistant Executive Director EXHR; Duane Boniface/Deputy Assistant Executive Director EXHR; Alice Thaler/ Associate Executive Director Health Sciences; Andrew Stadnik/ Associate Executive Director Laboratory Sciences; Michael Babich/Director Toxicology and Risk Assessment; Joanna Matheson/Toxicologist; Aaron Orland/Division Director Chemistry; Matthew Roemer/Chemist, meeting with American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) and International Wood Products Association (IWPA) representatives:  Andy Counts, AHFA CEO; Bill Perdue, AHFA; Chris Andresen, AHFA; Cindy Squires, IWPA; Joe O’Donnell, IWPA, to share technical information with CPSC on formaldehyde in wood products and provide some background on how this is affecting the industry; 11:00 a.m., 5RP,  room 103, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Bill Perdue, AHFA VP Regulatory Affairs, (336) 881-1017, bperdue@ahfa.us.  For additional information contact Dr. Alice Thaler, (301) 987-2240.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/9/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/9/15.

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April 29, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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John Massale Meeting with American Home Furnishings Alliance

John Massale, Office of Laboratory Sciences, meeting with American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA):  Andy Counts, AHFA CEO; Bill Perdue, AHFA; Chris Andresen, to share ideas related to furniture tip-over restraint devices; 2:00 p.m., 5RP,  room 153, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Bill Perdue, AHFA VP Regulatory Affairs, (336) 881-1017, bperdue@ahfa.us.  For additional information contact John Massale at jmassale@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2292.  Transmitted to the Public Calendar 4/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/15/15.

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April 30, 2015 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15.71 task group regarding the development of the voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 4:00-5:00 pm.  The task group will be discussing pouch film requirements. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Sarah Newens at snewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2582.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/23/15.

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May 01, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15.71 task group regarding the development of the voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 10:00-11:00 am.  The task group will be discussing labeling requirements. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Sarah Newens at snewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2582.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/22/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/23/15.

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