CSA International product alert for Mini Crafting Iron

    TORONTO, March 11 /CNW/ - CSA International is alerting the public
regarding certain Mini Crafting Iron products. The affected product packaging
bears a counterfeit (unauthorized) registered CSA trade-mark.
    The affected products were imported and distributed by Darice Inc. of
Stongsville, Ohio and sold throughout retail locations in Canada and the
United States. The product is not certified by CSA International and is not
eligible to bear the CSA International certification mark.
    Mini Crafting Irons have not been tested or evaluated in the normal
course of certification by CSA International. Sample irons tested by CSA
International do not meet the applicable CSA standards and could pose a shock
and fire hazard.

    Name of Product:   Mini Craft Iron

    Identification:    Crafter's Toolbox 1205-59

    Distributed By:    Darice, Inc., Strongsville, Ohio

    Number of Units:   39,768

    Hazard:            Possible shock & fire

    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
International certification marks appear on billions of products worldwide.
CSA International is a division of CSA Group, which also includes CSA, a
leading solutions based standards organization, providing standards
development, application products, training and advisory services; and OnSpeX,
a provider of consumer product evaluation, inspection and advisory services
for retailers and manufacturers. For more information, visit

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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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