CSA Group


August 19, 2014 09:00 ET

Lift/Hoists Displaying CSA Corporate Trademarks Are Unauthorized and Not Certified by CSA Group

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 19, 2014) – CSA Group, a leading global provider of testing and certification services and a standards development organization, is notifying consumers and retailers that certain Girolift (Canada Hydraulique Equipment Inc.) brand lifts and hoists are not CSA Group certified and display unauthorized corporate trademarks.

Various units have been found which display CSA Group’s corporate trademark implying certification but have not been tested and evaluated by CSA Group to the applicable standard for safety and performance for Canada. CSA Group advises that Girolift is not a certification client and the use of CSA Group’s trademark is unauthorized.

There have been no reports of damage, fire or injury. The identified units were found in multiple automotive work facilities in the province of Quebec. 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: Girolift: Model “NT-9000”, Model “HT-12000”, Model “NT-10000”, Model “HTRC- 15000”.

Manufacturer: Canada Hydraulique Equipment Inc., 2708, ret 341 Nord, St-Jacques, Quebec, Canada, J0K 2R0

Identification: The products display unauthorized CSA Corporate marks on the unit label implying they have been certified. Various affected models as shown in the attached photos.

On the label at the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/963305.pdf.

About CSA Group

 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 Information

Allison Hawkins

Manager, Corporate Affairs 416-747-2615