Standards organization CSA Group has approved its first hazardous location equipment certification services in China.
CSA granted certification for Honeywell Technology Solutions in Shanghai, with company VP and General Manager Rameshbabu Songukrishnasamy accepting the CSA certificate for its controllers and communication units.
Honeywell had recently completed its CSA testing, according to an April 8, 2014 statement from the Toronto-based product certification group. The project began in December 2013, and after technical reviews, laboratory assessment and field tests were conducted by CSA Group technical staff, the certificate was issued in January, 2014.
“The launch of our new Hazardous Locations testing and certification services is a milestone for CSA Group as we continue to add more localized services and capability in the Asian market,” said Magali Depras, chief operating officer of CSA Group “Hazardous Location testing and certification is of vital importance due to the nature of the locations where these products are used. CSA Group will continue to work with our Chinese customers to help ensure their products meet the high safety and performance standards required for entry into global markets,” she added.
About CSA Group
CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous location and industrial, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org