CSA Group Warns of Commercial and Home LED Dimmers Bearing Unauthorized CSA Certification Mark

PAR 09-16 May 10, 2016

CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and a leading standards development organization, notifies consumers, retailers and distributors that LED dimmers have been identified in the Canadian market displaying a counterfeit certification mark.  These LED dimmers contain a label which bears an unauthorized CSA Group certification trademark.

The affected known units are branded “LED DIMMING/Dimmable LED Driver/LED Panel Light” and are without traceability to the manufacturer or a legitimate CSA file number.  CSA Group has not tested or certified these units.  There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury to date.

Consumers are encouraged to verify the authenticity of any products bearing CSA Group’s certification mark using CSA Group’s online certified product listing.

The identified units were found for sale online at various e-commerce platforms such as DHGate and Alibaba as well as in flea markets and retail locations in Ontario.

Consumers with the affected models are advised to immediately discontinue use of the product and to contact CSA Group’s anti-counterfeiting team at crush.counterfeiting@csagroup.org.

Company: unknown

Model: various model markings

Identification: The units bear an unauthorized CSA certification mark on the label as below:
12LED DimmerLED Dimmer

About CSA Group
CSA Group is an independent, organization 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 location and industrial, transportation, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services.  The CSA Group certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide.   For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org.