Lift/Hoists Displaying CSA Corporate Trademarks are Unauthorized and not Certified by CSA Group

August 19, 2014

Toronto,

CSA Group, a leading global provider of testing and certification services and a standards development organization, is notifying consumers and retailers that certain Girolift (Canada Hydraulique Equipment Inc.) brand lifts and hoists are not CSA Group certified and display unauthorized corporate trademarks.

Various units have been found which display CSA Group’s corporate trademark implying certification but have not been tested and evaluated by CSA Group to the applicable standard for safety and performance for Canada. CSA Group advises that Girolift is not a certification client and the use of CSA Group’s trademark is unauthorized.

There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury. The identified units were found in multiple automotive work facilities in the province of Quebec. 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: Girolift: Model “NT-9000”, Model “HT-12000”, Model “NT-10000”, Model “HTRC-15000”.

Manufacturer: Canada Hydraulique Equipment Inc., 2708, ret 341 Nord, St-Jacques, Quebec, Canada, J0K 2R0

Identification: The products display unauthorized CSA Corporate marks on the unit label implying they have been certified. Various affected models as shown in the attached photos.

Girolift

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