Warnings
November 18, 2016 - CSA Group is warning consumers of unauthorized use of CSA Group trademarks on light bulbs sold in the Canadian market, branded as “Value Power” and “Prestige Lighting”.
October 3, 2016 - Users are being cautioned about certain Shenzhen Ledsion Lighting Technology Co. (Enviro-Light Solutions branded) self-ballasted T8 LED tubes that bear unauthorized Intertek certification marks for Canada and the United States. Intertek has not evaluated the products and it is not known if they comply with any safety requirements.
September 30, 2016 - Intertek has issued a warning about portable luminaires (model 17359) from Luxes Lighting Co. bearing counterfeit Intertek certification marks for Canada and the United States. Intertek has not evaluated the products and it is not known if they comply with any safety requirements.
September 28, 2016 - Crown Distributors Ltd. has issued a public notice regarding certain Ortech-branded connectors, which are marked with an unauthorized UL Mark but have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standards for safety.
September 23, 2016 - Intertek reports it has discovered an unauthorized ETL certification mark for Canada and the United States on Vista flush device boxes. The products have not been evaluated by Intertek and it is not known if they comply with any safety requirements.
August 31, 2016 - UL has issued a warning about an LED bulb, known to be sold by East Coast Lighting in Ontario, for its counterfeit UL certification marks for Canada and the United States.  
June 27, 2016 - UL has issued a warning about an unauthorized UL mark on an incandescent surface-mounted luminaire that has not been evaluated by UL to any standards for safety. It is unknown if this incandescent surface-mounted luminaire complies with any safety requirements.
June 20, 2016 - UL is warning consumers and installers that Norpor immersion heaters may pose a shock hazard as they do not comply with UL’s safety requirements and are not authorized to bear the UL mark for Canada.
June 16, 2016 - UL has issued a warning that Polaroid LED A21 lamps, manufactured prior to August 23, 2015, are carrying an unauthorized UL mark and may pose a shock hazard. The lamp does not comply with UL safety requirements, UL says, and is not authorized to bear the mark for the Canada or the United States.
June 3, 2016 - UL is warning consumers of a “Sewell” communications cable, type CMR, that may pose a fire hazard (16PN-04). The cable does not comply with UL’s safety standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark in the United States or Canada.
February 2, 2016 - CSA Group is notifying consumers, regulators, retailers and manufacturers that equipment wiring made by Haiyan Renhe Electronics Co. Ltd. may pose a risk of fire or shock hazard.
December 16, 2015 - UL is warning consumers that a portable table lamp bears a counterfeit UL mark and may pose a shock hazard due to mis-wiring. The lamp does not comply with UL safety requirements and is not authorized to bear the UL mark for the United States and Canada.
November 18, 2015 - Consumers are reminded to exercise caution when purchasing lights for the upcoming holiday season, as Health Canada is warning of defects with some seasonal lights that may pose potential safety risks, including overheating, as well as fire and electric shock hazards.
November 6, 2015 - UL is warning of a controller that bears a counterfeit UL mark. The controller has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if these controllers comply with any safety requirements.
August 17, 2015 - UL has issued a warning in regards to a LED floodlight that bears a counterfeit UL mark. The floodlight has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this floodlight complies with any safety requirements, UL says.
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