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CSA Group warns of certain Interacter Inc. Battery Chargers advertised with unauthorized CSA certification labels

Starting date:
May 7, 2015
Posting date:
May 7, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Unauthorized products
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53229

Affected products

Interacter Inc. Professional and Lineage Series models

Product description

This recall involves Interacter Inc. Professional and Lineage Series model battery chargers.  The affected products display an unauthorized CSA Group certification mark and/or CSA file number 92516 on the unit label.

Hazard identified

The affected battery chargers are advertised with an unauthorized CSA certification mark and have not been evaluated by CSA Group.  It is unknown if the affected products have been tested and evaluated to the applicable standard for safety and performance for Canada or the United States.

Neither Health Canada nor CSA Group has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these battery chargers.

Number sold

The number sold is unknown.

Time period sold

The time period sold is unknown. Affected units were found for sale online on various websites and in stores in Ontario, Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Interacter Inc.
Wallingford
Connecticut
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

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.

For more information, consumers can contact CSA Group by email and view the CSA Group public notice on their website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.