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Mark Acceptance

Explore the leading accreditations of the CSA mark and gain a better understanding of mark equivalency and acceptance

Mark Acceptance Overview

Choose a certification mark from an experienced third-party testing provider with the essential accreditations

Did You Know?

  • There are over 140 country marks CSA Group can help you access.
  • CSA Group is recognized and accredited in the U.S. by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which lists us as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).

If you are a manufacturer, contractor, Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), or architect, you should be aware of available options for certification marks for products. Testing and certification providers accredited by authorities such as the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the U.S. have equivalent marks to other accredited testing providers. Knowledge of all the accepted marks for your products offers you choice and can improve efficiencies.

Important facts about CSA marks and CSA Group:

  • Widely accepted: CSA marks are widely accepted throughout North America and found on various commercial and industrial products
  • Recognized by regulators: CSA marks are accepted by AHJs, and regulatory bodies such as SCC, ANSI, and OSHA
  • Meets requirements through testing: CSA marks confirm a product has been tested and meets the applicable standards for safety and performance as outlined by ANSI, UL, CSA, NSF, and other organizations
  • Safety focused: We work to promote safety standards and certification marks with the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Health Canada

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