Let CSA Group provide you with product evaluation, testing & certification and standards solutions services for your mechanical and non-mechanical tools and gardening equipment including:

  • Power tools – residential and commercial
  • Hand tools – hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches
  • Outdoor power equipment – mowers, chainsaws, snow throwers
  • Lawn equipment – long handle tools, sprinklers, hoses, deck boxes

No matter where you manufacture or sell your products, our technical experts around the globe will develop a program to help meet the needs of your business.

Acceptance and recognition

CSA marks are widely recognized and accepted by safety inspectors, code officials and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), safety experts & workplace committees, leading product manufacturers, major product distributors and retailers.

Power Tools

CSA Group will provide you with the testing & certification services you need to meet the U.S. and Canadian electric power tools standard requirements, including battery certification. No matter where you manufacture or sell your products, our knowledgeable, dedicated CSA Group technical representatives will work with you from start to finish of your project.

As a National Certification Body (NCB) in the IECEE CB Scheme, we can evaluate and issue CB certificates that allow you to sell your power tools internationally. Our Global Market Access team will assist you in obtaining international certification marks you need.

We provide a wide range of performance evaluation services for not only your power tools but also their associated accessories. We will develop an evaluation program and conduct performance evaluations against industry-accepted standards to meet the unique needs of your company.

  • Abusive and lifecycle testing
  • Actual use testing
  • Battery performance
  • Cycle/lifewear testing – including speed of cut, blade wear and tip/torque testing
  • Dimensional verifications
  • Dynamometer and profiling verification
  • Product benchmarking

CSA Group has earned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognition as an ENERGY STAR® Testing Facility and Certification Body and we will verify that your power tool batteries comply with ENERGY STAR requirements

Lawn & Garden Equipment

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

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.

Lawn and Garden Equipment

CSA Group provides you product evaluation services for a wide range of hand tools & hand tool accessories, helping you understand your product’s performance against real-life use conditions.

We provide product evaluation services for a variety of hand tools and their accessories:

  • Hammers and nails
  • Pliers
  • Pry bars
  • Ratchets
  • Screwdrivers and screws
  • Shears
  • Utility knives
  • Wrenches

As part of our product evaluation services we provide performance evaluation to test your hand tools and hand tool accessories against industry standards, regulations or your own proprietary protocol. Our performance evaluation experts can work with you to develop customized testing protocols that meet your product evaluation needs:

  • Benchmarking and product line reviews
  • Dimensional verification
  • Drop/impact testing
  • High force tension testing
  • Material identification and analysis
  • Product comparisons
  • Weathering and durability testing

No matter where you manufacture or sell your products, we will provide you with product evaluation services that fit the needs of your company.