CSA International product alert for Fire on Ice brand gas fireplace installation kits

PAR 02-09 February 24, 2009

CSA International is alerting the public regarding Fire on Ice brand gas fireplace installation kits. The kits are marketed as a decorative and heating appliance that can be inserted in a standard wood-burning fireplace, fire pit or fire table. The kits consist of a burner unit and parts that are intended to be covered by coloured, tempered glass. The gas appliance and related documentation bears counterfeit (unauthorized) registered CSA trade-marks on the unit and packaging.

The affected products were manufactured and distributed by Fire on Ice, Inc., California and sold thoughout Canada and the United States online atwww.fireonice.com, as well as at distributors listed therein. The product is not certified by CSA International, and is not eligible to bear the CSA International certification mark.

The gas fireplace installation kits have not been tested or evaluated by CSA International. The safety or performance characteristics for these products are unknown to CSA International and consumers are advised to contact their point of purchase or local gas regulatory authority for guidance.
Name of Product: Fire On Ice gas fireplace kit with counterfeit CSA certification markings
Gas Fireplace Installation Kit
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Gas Fireplace Installation Kit
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Identification: GFML12-xx
GFML18-xx
GGTYL1x
GFML36-xx
GFML24-xx
GFSPxx-xx

About CSA International

CSA International is a provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA’s marks appear on billions of products worldwide. CSA International is a division of CSA Group, which also includes: CSA, a developer of standards and codes; and OnSpeX for consumer product evaluation services. CSA International can be found online at www.csa-international.org.
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Anthony Toderian
Senior Media Relations Officer CSA Group
416-747-2620
anthony.toderian@csagroup.org