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U.S.

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION


4330 EAST WEST HIGHWAY
BETHESDA, MD 20814

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RE: Freedom of Information Request 10-F-00988: Request a copy of a log


of all FOIA requests received by your agency in August of 2010.

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking
information from the Commission. The record from the Commission files responsive to
your request has been processed and a copy of the releasable responsive record is
enclosed.

Enclosed is the FOIA Log of requests received in August, 2010.

Thank you for your interest in consumer product safety. The cost to the
Commission to prepare this information was $45.00. In this case, we have decided to
waive the charges. Should you have any questions, contact us by letter, facsimile
(301) 504-0127, telephone (301) 504-7923 or e-mail addressed to cpsc-foia@cpsc.gov.

Sincerely,

Todd A. Stevenson
Director
Office of the Secretary

Enclosure
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)


4330 East West Highway
Room 502
Bethesda, MD
20814-4408

Report Date : 09/08/2010


Time : 8:53:22 AM

FOIA Request Log


Requested between 08/01/2010 and 08/31/2010

Fee
Requester Request Requested Closed
Request Description Waiver
Name Type Date Date
Requested
Wilusz John Appeal 08/18/2010 lack of response No -
Harris Peter FOIA 08/02/2010 All CPSC FOIA Requests received in July, 2010. No 08/03/2010
Oberle, Sean FOIA 08/02/2010 All CPSC FOIA Requests and Meeting Logs received No 08/03/2010
in July, 2010.
Reed, Bob FOIA 08/02/2010 All CPSC FOIA Requests received in July, 2.010. No 08/03/2010
Garr, Charles FOIA 08/03/2010 Obtain a copy of the Consumer Product Report, File No 08/04/2010
# 100615CCC2776 Document #HI060171A.
Lobato, FOIA 08/03/2010 Copy of IDI 100520CCC3687 regarding a grill No 08/04/2010
Lawrence related incident in your home
Kennedy, FOIA 08/03/2010 Recalls for 2009 and 2010 No 09/02/2010
Everette
Pfreundschuh, FOIA 08/04/2010 Seeking information about the hazard described in No -
P.E., George he attached Recall Notice for Hitachi Koki, Model
NV83A2 coil nailers.
Carollo, FOIA 08/02/2010 Request access to and copies of all records (with No -
Russell he exception of computer records covered in a
separate FOIA) related in any way to travel by the
Chairman, Commissioners and also by the
Executive Director since January 1 2010.
Dillon, Nancy FOIA 08/05/2010 Request information on consumer complaints No -
regarding the safety wrist strap on the Wii hand-
held controller from Nintendo.
Ellis, Damon FOIA 08/04/2010 Seeking information regarding any reports or No -
memoranda prepared by the CPSC that include
recommendation for warnings on propane gas
heaters (including carbon monoxide or ventilation
warnings); Information regarding any meetings
called by the CPSC related to carbon monoxide
safety; Any reports or recommendations provided
to manufacturers of propane fueled heaters
regarding warning labels; and Any reports or
recommendations related specifically to "carbon
monoxide warning labels."
[xing, Kai FOIA 08/01/2010 Electrolux/Frigidaire Slide in Gas Range (sold by No -
Sears under Kenmore brand name), Kenmore,
Model 36903 ~ CPSC's conclusion of my
investigation. My accident took place on March 19,
2010.
Schultz, ForA 08/05/2010 Request all documents regarding investigations, No -
Robert complaints and/or communications relating to
ASKO dishwasher, Model series DW95 with model
numbers 1355, 1385, 1475, 1485, 1555, 1585,
1595, 1655, 1805, 1885 and 1895 manufactured
from January 1995 throuqh April 2000.
Thornback, FOIA 08/10/2010 Request files on the July 20, 2001 voluntary recall No -
Jamie of hand trucks sold by Union Tools, Inc., Release

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#01-203.
Ravnitzky, FOIA 08/01/2010 Request a copy of each Ethics Waiver provided at No -
Michael he CPSC since January 1 2001.
McAllister, FOIA 08/10/2010 Have there been any complaints filed regarding No -
Michael Plastic Resin Patio chairs, manufacturered by
Grosfillex, Inc.
Certain, Gary FOIA 08/13/2010 SUBPOENA", Christopher Bent v. SEARS, No -
ROEBUCK AND CO. and ELECTROLUX HOME
PRODUCTS, INC., Index No. 114565/09. Freedom
of Information regarding recalls, product safety,
and consumer reports for all Sears Kenmore,
Model 790-96002601 (Serial # VF3261711)
Electric Range Stove and all reports and complaints
related to Sears Kenmore Electric Range Stove
referenced above.
Sheppard, FOIA 08/17/2010 Request a copy of the Sample Collection Report No -
Rene reoardlnc sample number 10-840-8692.
Lioi, Jessica FOIA 08/16/2010 Send information you have on Katchakid safety No 09/02/2010
pool nets and Katchakid pool fencing.
[Irapp, FOIA 08/03/2010 Retractable Dog Leash 25' distributed by Illinois No -
Christine Industrial Tcols r- Seeking information on any
injuries that have been reported by consumers on
his product or similar products.
Saunders, FOIA 08/18/2010 Request any and all documents and reports related No -
perry o the recalled Dirt Devil Vacuum Accessory Tool
manufactured by TII Floor Care North America,
Release # 80-339 on Julv 23, 2008.
Welch, Mary FOIA 08/16/2010 Request status on IDI100602CCC1794, a built-in No -
Jo Sears Kenmore oven that scorched my kitchen
cabinets when the self-cleaning function was in
use.
Deppa, Roy FOrA 08/13/2010 IATV Documents authored by Roy Depoa No 09/02/2010
frhiel, Jacquie FOIA 08/11/2010 ~ny and all reports on the Nap Nanny of the No -
company Baby Matters.
Wilson, Ray FOIA 08/07/2010 frhe Uniden AC Adaptor (AD 446) on the power No -
cord for the Uniden 2.4 GHz cordless telephone,
model number EXI3246 IC513C-Up002 Ren:OA
002z 34022446 has distinct tan burn marks around
he unit near the plug prongs. Has this problem
been reported or identified by others?
Mittelstaedt, FOrA 08/11/2010 Meeting Logs concerning pools and spas. No -
pr., Ed.D,
~rthur
Nute, Ryan FOIA 08/12/2010 ~II information and any conclusions which were No -
reached, including any reports, regarding the
esting of the child safety gate manufactured by
Evenflo; model number 4311010 Simple Step
Pressure Mount
Schwab Tim FOrA 08/18/2010 Recall Information No 09/02/2010
LaChanse, FOIA 08/02/2010 Any and all records relating to office equipment No -
Craig manufactured and/or distributed by Aurora
Corporation of America for the last twenty (20)
years. Speclflcally interested in records pertaining
to the Aurora/Home Office Shredder, Model No.
AS1000X; finger injury and/or amputations
resultlnq from use of the shredder.
[Icschloq, FOIA 08/06/2010 Does the Consumer Product Safety Commission No -
Linda still have possession of the bunk bed and bedding
[described as Home Line Furniture 2 foot wooden
framed bunk bed Model S201, two "Bunkie"
boards, and two mattressess]? Also, any and all
photographs, reports, exhibits or attachments, and
any other materials prepared regarding this
investiqatlon.
Bogden, Mitch FOIA 08/12/2010 lAll documents available concerning the Tytan No -
ractor: Front Steering Bracket.

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poiner, FOIA 08/12/2010 IA copy of report #100520CCC1754. No -


Deborah
Peil, Anita FOIA 08/13/2010 SAFE KIDS data concerning accidental poisonings No -
in children.
lAyala, Thomas FOIA 08/17/2010 Request all documents reflecting or concerning any No -
and all testing conducted by, on behalf, or at the
request of the CPSC of any National Gypsum
drywall.
Vitrano, Paul FOIA 08/13/2010 Request for incident reports for ROV-related No -
fatality and injury databases from the Injury and
Potential Injury Incident (IPII) and In-Depth
Investigation (INDP) databases that were not
produced to ROHVA on November 20, 2009.
Vitrano, Paul FOIA 08/13/2010 Request documents and other information No -
constituting, referring to or relating to the
following: 1) Requisition Number REQ-4400-10-
0016; 2) All Modifications to REQ-4400-10-0016;
3) All testing by Active Safety Engineering of
Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs); and 4)
Draft, proposed, preliminary, final and/or complete
standard test protocol(s) and evaluation metric(s)
for ROV occupant protection.
Hurley, Jill FOIA 08/13/2010 Request copies of incident data from Reported No -
Incidents, Accident Investigations and NEISS from
1/1/2000 to present involving children with the
age range of 0-14 years olds. I would like to
request the use of product codes: 1137 - paper
Iproduct.
Hurley, Jill FOIA 08/13/2010 Request copies of incident data from Reported No -
Incidents, Accident Investigations and NEISS from
1/1/2000 to present involving children with the
age range of 0-14 years old. I would like to
request the use of product codes: 0569 and 5004.
Barlupi-RKB, FOIA 08/10/2010 Request information on ATVs aka All-Terrain No -
Richard Vehicles manufactured by Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki,
Polaris, and Kawasaki, for the past decade or since
he year 2000. Any information regarding the
CPSC's $950,000 fine in 2005 against an ATV
manufacturer (unknown) for selling ATVs with
defective throttles and failing to report the
problem.
Thomson, Paul FOIA 08/19/2010 Please provide all incident reports; commission No -
briefing packages; special studies and reports for
engineering, health science, or hazard analysis
issues; safety standards for products; and
unrestricted staff investigatory files and product
corrective action and recall files concerning winch
bars and/or torque bars marketed and sold under
he brand name of "Kinedyne" from 1990 to date.
Also, winch bars and/or torque bars manufactured
by any manufacturer from 1990 to date.
Simoneaux, FOIA 08/20/2010 This firm represents Mr. James Badalian with No -
Maggie claims related to the tragic death of his fourteen
(14) year old daughter while operating a Yerf-Dog
3206 Spider Box Go-Kart on August 21, 2004. The
firm would like to obtain any and all CPSC
Reports/Complaints that may relate to this
product, during the years 1995-Present, that are
generated by a "separate" and "conjoined" search
of the attached terms. In addition to the above, I
would like to obtain: (1) any and all documents
related to the CPSC's Recall of this product in June
2005 and (2) any information which would identify
he manufacturer of the seatbelt supplied on this
product and any CPSC Reports/Complaints made to
he CPSC related to that specific seatbelt.

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Longacre, FOIA 08/20/2010 Request all Indepth Investigations and Reported No


Susan Incidents pertaining to air conditioners but only
hose manufactured by Samsung or any of their
U.S. or foreign subsidiaries such as Suzhou
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. China, Samsung USA
or any others. This may include General Electric.
Please search 1998 to present.
Webb, Chris FOIA 08/11/2010 Request Statement of Work for Task Order No
CPSCF090115: awarded on 8/31/2009 to KT
Consulting Inc., Contract #GS06F0270Z.
Hernan, Jamie FOIA 08/20/2010 Request copies of the following five (5) document No
(s) in your possession be provided to me as noted
in the request.
Gresham, ForA 08/18/2010 Request any information related to the following No
Dean product and product manufacturer: Icynene, Inc.
Icynene and/or The Icynene Insulation System
Records for the time period of 2000-2010.
Bratton, ForA 08/23/2010 Request a copy of the file for Creative Heating No
Shawn Solutions Heaters, CPSC File No: RP090410.
Irhomson, Paul ForA 08/19/2010 Please provide all incident reports, commission No
briefing packages; special studies and reports for
engineering, health science, or hazard analysis
issues; safety standards for products; and
unrestricted staff investigatory files and product
corrective action and recall files concerning
retractable dog leashes marketed and sold under
the brand name of "M2Pets", "Hip Hugger Sport"
from 1990 to date. Also looking for information
concerning retractable dog leashes manufactured
bv any manufacturer from 1990 to date.
Strauss, Jason FOIA 08/23/2010 Danskin rv We are interested in obtaining any and No
all materials related to Danskin from January 1,
2004 - to the present. Re: Norva Andrews, v. TJX
Companies Inc. et al.
Strauss, Jason FQIA 08/23/2010 Bell Sports, Inc. rv We are interested in obtaining No
any and all materials related to Bell Sports, Inc.
from January 1, 2004 - to the present. Re: Norva
Andrews v. TJX Companies Inc., et al.
Strauss, Jason FOIA 08/23/2010 AOK Health Pty Ltd. rv We are interested in No
obtaining any and all materials related to AOK
Health Pty Ltd's fitness ball, which may also be
known as stability or exercise ball, under any of
heir various product names and/or model
numbers. One of the known product names is
Duraball, from January 1, 2004 - to the present.
Re: Norva Andrews, v. TJX Companies Inc. et al,
Strauss, Jason ForA 08/23/2010 Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. rv We are interested in No
obtaining any and all materials related to Dick's
Sporting Goods Inc.'s fitness balls, which may also
be known as stability or excercise balls, under any
of their various product names and/or model
numbers. One of these known names it fitness
Gear, from January 1, 2004 - to the present. Re:
Norva Andrews, v. TJX Companies Inc., et al,
Strauss, Jason FOIA 08/23/2010 Jamz Products rv We are interested in obtaining No
any and all materials related to Jamz Product's
fitness balls, which may also be known as stability
or exercise balls, under any of their various
product names and/or model numbers. One of
hese known product names is Cory Everson
itness balls, from January 1, 2004 - to the
present. Re: Norva Andrews, v. TJX Companies,
Inc. et al.
Strauss, Jason FOIA 08/23/2010 Icon Health and Fitness Inc. rv We are interested in No
obtaining any and all materials related to Icon
Health and Fitness Inc. fitness balls, which may

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also be known as stability or exercise balls, under


any of their various product names and/or model
numbers. One of the known product names is
Golds, from January 1, 2004 - to the present. Re:
Norva Andrews v. TJX Companies Inc. et at.
Strauss, Jason FOIA 08/23/2010 fA.ltusAthletic Mfg. Co. '" We are interested in No -
obtaining any and all materials related to Altus
Athletic Mft. Co. 's fitness balls, which may also be
known as stability or exercise balls, under any of
he various product names and/or model numbers.
Some of these known names includes inter alia
~Itus Cathe and Natural Fit, from January 1, 2004
- to the present. Re: Norva Andrews, v. TJX
Companies Inc. et at.
Strauss, Jason ForA 08/23/2010 Gymnicballs.com '" We are interested in obtaining No -
any and all materials related to Gymnicballs.com's
fitness balls, which may also be known as stability
or exercise balls, under any of their various
product names and/or model numbers. Some of
he known products names include inter alia
Ledraplastics by Gymnic of Italy and Fit Ball, from
panuary 1, 2004 - to the present. Re: Norva
~ndrews v. TJX Companies Inc. et al.
Strauss, Jason ForA 08/23/2010 ITKO Inc. '" We are interested in obtaining any and No -
all materials related to TKO Inc. 's fitness balls,
which may also be known as stability or exercise
balls, under any of their various product names
and/or model numbers. One such product name is
hat of TKO, from January 1, 2004 - to the
present. Re: Norva Andrews, V. TJX Companies,
Inc. et at.
Strauss, Jason ForA 08/23/2010 GoFit, LLC '" We are interested in obtaining any No -
and all materials related to GOFIT's fitness balls,
which may also be known as stability or exercise
balls, under any of their various product names
and/or model numbers. One such product name is
GOFit, from January 1, 2004 - to the present. Re:
Norva Andrews v. TJX Companies Inc. et al.
Strauss, Jason ForA 08/23/2010 Mad Dogg Athletics Inc. '" We are interested in No -
obtaining any and all materials related to Madd
Dogg Athletics Inc's fitness balls, which may also
be known as stability or exercise balls, under any
of their various product names and/or model
numbers. One of the known product names is
Resist-a-ball, from January 1, 2004 - to the
present. Re: Norva Andrews, v. TJX Companies,
Inc. et al,
Chapman, ForA 08/27/2010 Copies of all investigativ records, correspondence, No 09/02/2010
David photographs, statements, interviews stemming
from CPSC's investigation of the drowning death of
Drake t.ocan soeeole on November 27 2009
Walsh, Michael ForA 08/29/2010 fA. copy of the investigation report No -
(100602CCC1791) that was conducted as a result
of vour complaint(I1054219A)
Levandoski, FOIA 08/26/2010 Copy of report 100402CCC2526 which resulted No 09/07/2010
Mike from your complaint (Il030951A) to the
Commission about a Mr. Coffee coffee maker
Garrett, Vicki ForA 08/27/2010 Copy of !DI 100720CNE0523 pertaining to an No -
incident involving your client's parents
Buckley, Phil ForA 08/30/2010 Please send a case report expanding the No -
information in the 11-24-04 recall alert #05-517,
regarding the John Deere GX85 and SX85 riding
lawnmowers. I am interested in the technical detail
supporting the recall. Any specification of the tank
crack will be most helpful. Pictures and data are
requested.

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Wilkson, Jim FOIA 08/23/2010 Whirlpool Refrigerator rv Our client sustained No -


property loss due to a house fire. A subsequent
investigation revealed that the source of the fire
was likely a Whirlpool refrigerator. The report
concluded that the cause of the fire was probably a
defective switch or switch wiring inside of the
ice/water dispenser located on the freezer door of
he refrigerator. We are interested in any report or
investigations revealing potential issues with the
ice/water dispenser switch.
Bagley, FOIA 08/01/2010 ~ny and all documents relating to any incidents No -
Laureen involving all models of Safety 1st cabinet and/or
drawer latches manufactured by Dorel Insdustires,
Inc., a/k/a/ Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc. from
January 1998 to December 2007.
Hurley, Jill FOIA 08/24/2010 am interested in obtaining incident/injury data No -
associated with rubber bands. Also, I would like to
request copies of incident data from Reported
Incidents, Accidnet Investigations and NEISS from
1/1/2000 to present involving children with the
age range of 0-14 years old. I would like to
request the use of the the product code: 1650-
rubber bands.
Hurley, Jill FOIA 08/24/2010 I am interested in obtaining incident/injury data No -
associated with Silly bands. Also, I would like to
request copies of incident data from Reported
Incidents, Accident Investigations and NEISS from
1/1/2000 to present involving children with the
aqe ranee of 0-14 years old.
Hurley, Jill FOIA 08/24/2010 I am interested in obtaining incident/injury data No -
associated with laundry bags. Also, I would like to
request copies of incident data from Reported
Incidents, Accident Investigations and NEISS from
1/1/2003 to present involving children with the
age range of 0-14 years old. I would like to
request the use of the product codes: 0438
Laundry baskets and 0672 Laundry hampers.
Looper, FOIA 08/26/2010 Request information on incident cases, in depth No -
Jeremy investigations, complaints, and reported incidents
cases since 2005 against Lifetime Products, Inc.
Further, we are requesting investigative
information incident case bearing Task No. 09-
1117CWE8521.
Spring, Polly FOIA 08/23/2010 Request copies of any and all consumer No -
complaints, investigation reports, Minutes of
Commission meetings, Records of Commission
~ctions, and any other documents pertaining to the
followinq products for the years 2007 through the
present day: 1) Travis Industries Fireplace Units;
and 2) Gas control valves manufactured by
Robertshaw Company and/or Invensys Controls
Company.

Total No of Cases: 70

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