CSA Group Warns of Gas Lighting Fixtures Advertised with Unauthorized CSA Certification Labels

PAR 04-15 April 9, 2015

Toronto,

CSA Group, a leading global provider of testing and certification services, is notifying consumers and retailers that certain lighting fixtures branded by Faubourg Lighting Inc. (located in Hazelhurst, Mississippi), Charleston Gas Light Inc. (located in Charleston, South Carolina) & Charleston Lighting and Manufacturing Inc. (located in Mobile, Alabama) are advertised as CSA Group certified products, however, no current certification contract exists.

Such advertising may also display unauthorized CSA Group US and Canada Certification Marks and/or outdated file numbers on the fixture label(s).

The affected units are advertised for sale on the manufacturer’s websites at: http://charlestonlighting.com
http://charlestonlighting.com/faubourglighting
http://charlestonlighting.com/charlestongaslight.

There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury.

Consumers with the affected models are advised to contact their retailer, point-of-sale or the distributor or to contact CSA Group via email to verify authenticity of CSA Group certification at: crush.counterfeiting@csagroup.org.

Manufacturers: Charleston Gas Light, Inc., 211 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401, USA; Charleston Lighting & Manufacturing Inc., 208 N.  Beltline Hwy, Mobile, AL 36607, USA; Faubourg Lighting Incorporated, 101 West Gallatin St., P.O. Box 709, Hazlehurst, MS, 39083, USA.

Identification: The products may display unauthorized CSA Certification Marks and/or CSA File numbers on the on the unit label.  Note: There may be different label variations.

Gas Lighting Fixtures

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