CSA International, in cooperation with Outillages King Canada Inc., announces a voluntary recall of gasoline and diesel-powered generators



    TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - CSA International, in cooperation with Outillages
King Canada Inc. of Dorval, Quebec announces a voluntary recall of
approximately 3,000 gasoline and diesel-powered generators. The affected
models were produced with some uncertified components that do not meet the
applicable CSA standards. In addition, these units were inappropriately marked
with the U.S. designation. The uncertified components may pose a shock and/or
fire hazard. Furthermore, some generators may have circuit breakers bearing
counterfeit (unauthorized) registered trademarks belonging to CSA
International.
    No incidents or injuries have been reported related to the affected
generators.
    This recall affects gasoline models KCG-950G which may be bearing a
cCSAus mark with or without file number 223771, KCG-3000G, KCG-6500GE and
diesel model KCG-5000DES which may be bearing a cCSAus mark with or without
file number LR 76429 or 174325.
    These generators were sold in Canada for $160.00 to $1,700.00.
    Owners of the subject generators are advised to stop using them
immediately and should contact Outillages King Canada Inc. toll free at
1-866-444-2580 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday.

    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;
OnSpeX for consumer product evaluation services; and QMI, a leading North
American management systems registrar. CSA International can be found online
at www.csa-international.org

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For further information:

For further information: Anthony Toderian, Senior Media Relations
Officer, CSA Group, T: (416) 747-2620, E: anthony.toderian@csagroup.org


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