When you work with CSA Group, you will be working with a leader in performance evaluation, testing & certification and standards solutions for lawn and garden equipment, such as outdoor power equipment and long handle tools. Leading manufacturers and retailers around the world look for the CSA mark on products to help confirm that the product has been certified against applicable standards.
Testing & certification
Our global network of laboratories and testing facilities will provide you with local services for the testing & certification of your outdoor power equipment. We will develop a streamlined program to verify your products meet the mandatory certification requirements, including battery certification for the North American market.
CSA Group also provides a full scope of performance evaluation services for your outdoor power equipment and related accessories, as well as long handled tools. We will develop an evaluation program and conduct performance evaluations against industry-accepted standards to meet the unique needs of your company.
Outdoor power equipment
- Actual use testing
- Life and accelerated life testing
- Product benchmark verification
- Dynamometer testing
- Product comparison testing
Long handled tools
- Fatigue, bending and pulling tests
- Load and tensile testing
- Hardness testing
- Static force testing
- Material identification and analysis
Energy efficiency verification
We have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognition as an ENERGY STAR® Testing Facility and Certification Body and are able to verify that your outdoor power equipment batteries comply with ENERGY STAR requirements.
CSA Group has a long history of developing standards that help meet the needs of industry, regulatory authorities and consumers. Many of our standards are referenced by code authorities and we work with international standards development organizations to help ensure standards are harmonized to better meet the needs of an increasingly global market.