CSA International announces consumer safety alert for certain Liteline Corporation plastic hardwire switch boxes

    TORONTO, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - 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
    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;
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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