Thursday, April 7, 2011

CPSIA - Witness List for April 7th CPSIA Amendment Hearing

Memo to Members of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade:

When you listen to Dr. Dana Best fling around numbers tomorrow, please remember that "bazillions" is not a real number. When she asserts that there are possibly "millions" of injured children from lead-in-substrate, please demand real, auditable data!

The Witnesses:

Panel 1

Mr. Robert Jay Howell
Assistant Executive Director
Hazard Identification and Reduction
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 

Dr. Barbara D. Beck, Ph.D., DABT, FATS

Dr. Dana Best, MD, MPH, FAAP
American Academy of Pediatrics 

Panel 2

Ms. Erika Z. Jones
Mayer Brown
On Behalf of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association
Mr. Paul C. Vitrano
General Counsel
Motorcycle Industry Council Principal

Ms. Sheila A. Millar
Keller and Heckman LLP

Caroline Cox
Research Director
Center for Environmental Health

Panel 3

Mr. Frederick Locker
Locker Greenberg & Brainin PC

Mr. Charles A. Samuels
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Mr. Dan Marshall
Vice President, Handmade Toy Alliance
Co-Owner, Peapods Natural Toys & Baby Care
Ms. Rachel Weintraub
Director of Product Safety and Senior Counsel
Consumer Federation of America

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