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CSA Group Alerts Consumers That Seasonal Lights Manufactured by Zhejiang Kaifu Lamp Co. Ltd. Do Not Meet Canadian Standards
CSA Group, a leading global provider of product testing and certification services and standards development, is notifying consumers, regulators and retailers of indoor and outdoor decorative lighting strings made by Zhejiang Kaifu Lamp Co. Ltd. may pose a risk of fire or shock hazard.
CSA Group conducted an independent investigation and determined that the products do not meet CSA standards and the CSA certification mark was misused. CSA Group takes the misuse of its marks very seriously and has cancelled the certification for Zhejiang Kaifu Lamp Co. Ltd. and removed their certification records from the Certified Product Listings on CSA Goup’s website: www.csagroup.org.
In addition, consumers are encouraged to check the Recall and Safety Alerts Database on the Healthy Canadians website for product recall alerts issued by Health Canada and follow the directions for all products under a recall notice.
Anyone with a safety concern about a CSA Group certified product is urged to send the details to: [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.
Manager, Corporate Affairs
December 14, 2015
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