CSA Group’s Los Angeles Laboratory Granted Scope Expansion to Include Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Lighting Fixtures

CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and a leading standards development organization, today announced its lab in Irvine, California has been accredited by International Accreditation Service (IAS) to expand its scope to include testing electric vehicle supply equipment, and lighting systems for both indoor and outdoor use.

The new accreditation expands the services the Irvine facility offers to include electric vehicle charging equipment and luminaries testing and certification for Canada and the USA. It also enables the Irvine facility in California to serve its customers locally and help provide faster and more efficient services for global customers.

“The expansion by IAS broadens the services offered to our clients,” says Fabio Furlan, Operations Manager for Irvine. “We are pleased to be able to add this testing capability to our facilities, and offer our North American and global customers more comprehensive service along with the confidence of knowing their products are being tested to the high standards for North American markets.”

In addition to the above services, the facility in Irvine, offers testing in the areas of medical and laboratory equipment, information technology equipment, fuel burning appliances and components, pool and spa products, home appliances, transformers, power supplies, water pumps, and energy efficiency verification for ENERGY STAR®. CSA Group is planning to expand its facilities across North America over the next year to meet the growing needs of its clients. CSA Group also has certification and testing labs throughout the US including Cleveland, Atlanta and Dallas and employs more than 1,800 people across the globe.

For comprehensive testing and certification services information or a project quote for CSA Group – Los Angeles Testing Laboratory, contact CSA Irvine Sales at 949-733-4300 or email [email protected].

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.


Allison Hawkins
Manager, Corporate Affairs
CSA Group
[email protected]


November 4, 2014