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

April 14, 2014

Toronto,

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 as shown in the photos below:

DC Motor Model

DC Motor Model

About CSA Group

CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit member-based association dedicated to advancing safety, sustainability and social good. We are an internationally-accredited standards development and testing & certification organization. We also provide consumer product evaluation and education & training services. Our broad range of knowledge and expertise includes: industrial equipment, plumbing & construction, electro-medical & healthcare, appliances & gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability. The CSA mark appears on billions of products around the world.

Contact

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