CSA Group Warns of DC Motors Displaying Counterfeit CSA Group Certification Mark

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2014) -

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CSA Group, a leading global provider of product testing and certification services and standards development, is notifying consumers and retailers that certain brand DC Motors display counterfeit CSA Group Canadian certification marks.

The affected units with model number Model DC 41N have not been tested and evaluated by CSA Group to the applicable standard for safety and performance for Canada and may present a risk to shock, burn and/or catch fire. All affected units have a label bearing the name MLD and were exported by Ningbo Jiangbei Huaya Import & Export Co., Ltd. There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury. The identified units were sold by Maple Leaf Drives Ltd. in the Canadian market.

Consumers with the affected models are advised to immediately discontinue use of the product and to contact their retailer, point-of-sale or the distributor.

Name of Product: DC Motor Model DC 41N

Identification: The products display a counterfeit CSA Mark on the packaging and on the unit.

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About CSA Group

CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous locations and industrial, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org.

Contact:
Allison Hawkins
Manager, Corporate Affairs
416-747-2615
allison.hawkins@csagroup.org

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