CSA International announces consumer safety alert for certain Liteline Corporation Plastic Hardwire Switch Boxes
In cooperation with CSA International, Liteline Corporation of Brampton, Ontario is announcing an important consumer safety alert regarding plastic hardwire switch box, cat. no. FBT6300-WH. This switch box poses a potential fire hazard and bears counterfeit (unauthorized) registered trademarks belonging to CSA International. Consumers should stop using the affected units immediately.
The hardwire switch box is white plastic and measures 10 cm x 5 cm x 3 cm. It has a small toggle switch on the surface and short white cord with connector. The switch box is marked only with the CSA certification trademark which appears in black on a label. The switch box is identified as Cat. No. FBT6300-WH only on the Liteline Corp. website at www. Liteline.com/recall
An investigation by CSA International has revealed that this switch box does not meet the flame test requirements of the applicable standard and does not comply with the Canadian Electrical Code. CSA International is not aware of any injury or damage reports involving this product.
Liteline Corporation imported these switch boxes from China and distributed them through various electrical outlets and home centres in Canada.
Consumers should stop using this switch box immediately and discard or return it to their retailer or distributor. Liteline Corporation is located at 8 Abacus Road, Brampton, ON. L6T 5B7.
For more information, visit www. Liteline.com/recall or phone (905) 654-8989, ext. 128.
About CSA International
CSA International is a provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA’s marks appear on billions of products worldwide. CSA International is a division of CSA Group, which also includes: CSA, a developer of standards and codes; and OnSpeX for consumer product evaluation services. CSA International can be found online at www.csa-international.org.
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