CSA Group Warns of Counterfeit CSA Mark on Challenge Industrial Co. Class 2 Transformer/Adapter

PAR 01-12 May 13, 2012

CSA Group is notifying consumers and retailers that a Class 2 Transformer/Adapter manufactured by CIC – Challenge Industrial Co. Ltd. bears a counterfeit CSA Mark for Canada and the United States. The CIC brand Class 2 Transformers/Adapters have not been evaluated by CSA Group to the applicable CSA standard, and it is unknown if the product complies with safety requirements for Canada or the United States. Please contact the point of sale or the distributor to facilitate a return and/or exchange. The affected products bear the model number: 48A-12-500Q

Manufacturer:
Unknown

Distributor:
Jameco Electronics
1355 Shoreway Rd.
Belmont, CA 94002
Contact: Jerry Bushnell
Telephone: 1-650-802-1505
Identification: The following marking is printed on the label on the product:

CSA Mark
Product Details:
Model Number: 48A-12-500Q
Part Number: BK1250-48A12N3
Input: 120VAC 60 Hz 12W
Output: 12VAC 500mA
Photo of the product:
Transformer
Previously sold at: Watersoft Canada, Calgary, Alberta.

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CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous locations and industrial, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org.

Contact

Anthony Toderian
Senior Media Relations Officer CSA Group
416-747-2620
[email protected]