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CSA Group Warns of Counterfeit CSA Group Certification Mark on General International Magnetic Safety Switches

February 25, 2019

CSA Group, a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services and a standards development organization, notifies members of the public of a Counterfeit CSA Group Certification Mark on General International Magnetic Safety Switches.

Various models of General International Magnetic Safety Switches bear a counterfeit CSA Group Certification Mark. CSA Group has not tested or certified these Safety Switches to the applicable standards.

Consumers who wish to verify CSA Group certification for authenticity are encouraged to check CSA Group’s certified product listing.

There has been one reported incident whereby the switch failed to operate as intended. End users should immediately stop using the Magnetic Safety Switch and have the Magnetic Safety Switch removed from service by qualified personnel. Distributors and resellers should stop the sale of General International branded Magnetic Safety Switches immediately.

Company: General International MFG CO. Ltd and General International USA Inc.

Where Known to Have Been Sold/Distributed: http://general.ca, Gipowerproducts.com

Identification: Various affected models listed below display an unauthorized CSA Group certification mark, as shown in the photos below:

 

 

Item #85-110
110 V,1 ph, 1 HP, 8 to 11 A.

Item #85-115
110 V, 1 ph, 1/2 HP, 4.5 to 6.5 A.

Item #85-120
110 V, 1 ph, 3/4 HP, 10 to 15 A.

Item #85-125
110 V, 1 ph, 1 HP, 11 to 14 A.

Item #85-210
220 V, 1 ph, 2 to 3 HP, 8 to 11 A.

Item #85-215
208 / 230 V, 1 ph, 1 1/2 HP, 8 to 11 A.

Item #85-220
220 V, 1 ph, 2 HP, 11 to 14 A.

Item #85-225
220 V, 1 ph, 2 to 3 HP, 14 to 17 A.

Item #85-230
220 V, 3 ph, 2 HP, 4.5 to 6.5 A.

Item #85-235
220 V, 1 ph, 2 to 3 HP, 11 to 14 A.

Item #85-240
208 / 230 V, 1 ph, 3 HP, 10 to 15 A.

Item #85-245
220 V, 1 ph, 3 HP, 14 to 17 A.

Item #85-255
220 V, 3 ph, 5 HP, 11 to 14 A. 

Item #85-260
220 V, 1 ph, 3.5 to 5 HP, 14 to 17 A.

Item #85-265
220 V, 1 ph, 6 HP, 21 to 25 A.

Item #85-270
220 V, 3 ph, 5.5 HP, 14 to 17 A.

Item #85-275
220 V, 3 ph, 7.5 HP, 17 to 21 A.

Item #85-280
220 V, 3 ph, 3 HP, 8 to 11 A.

Item #85-285
220 V, 1 ph, 5 HP, 21 to 25 A.

Item #85-610
600 V, 3 ph, 3 HP, 4.5 to 6.5 A.

Item #85-615
600 V, 3 ph, 2 to 3 HP, 2.9 to 4 A.

Item #85-620
600 V, 3 ph, 5 to 5.5 HP, 4.5 to 6.5 A.

Item #85-625
600 V, 3 ph, 7 1/2 HP, 6 to 8 A.

Item #85-630
600 V, 3 ph, 5 HP, 3.5 to 8 A.

Item #85-635
600 V, 3 ph, 2 HP, 1.8 to 2.5 A.

 

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