Subject: File No. S7-40-10
From: Randi Schroeder

October 21, 2011

Companies need to make their use of conflict minerals open to consumer view. This shouldn't have to be something that a consumer has to hunt down to find out. It needs to be displayed openly on the product or tag somewhere. It is pointless to tell a company that they have to disclose their use of conflict minerals if the disclosure is not made openly. Consumers need to know what they are buying when they buy it.