CSA Group Warns of Battery Units with Unauthorized CSA Group Certification Marks

August 28, 2014

Toronto,

CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and global provider of testing and certification services, is notifying consumers and retailers that certain Digital Signal Power Manufacturing (DSPM Inc.) brand Battery Packs display unauthorized CSA Group US and Canada Certification Marks and/or file numbers.

The affected units are “Defender 3” Models.  These battery units have not been tested and evaluated by CSA Group to the applicable standard for safety and performance for Canada or the USA.

There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury. The identified units were found in  the state of Nevada,USA and for sale online at www.dspmanufacturing.com.

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: Battery Units: Model Defender 3.

Manufacturer: Digital Signal Power Manufacturing Inc. (DSPM Inc.), 1921 S. Quaker Ridge Place, Ontario, CA 91761

Identification: The products display unauthorized CSA Certification Marks on the packaging and/or on the unit label as shown in the attached photos.

DSPM

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
[email protected]