Underwriters Laboratories

June 08, 2007 12:11 ET

Public Notice: UL Warns of Counterfeit AC Adaptors

NORTHBROOK, IL--(Marketwire - June 08, 2007) - Underwriters laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that AC adapters identified below have not been evaluated for safety by UL and bear a counterfeit UL mark for the United States and Canada. The adaptors are known to be packaged with massaging chairs and MP3 docking stations.

UNITS: Unknown

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification:

On the product: Marked with a counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:



AC ADAPTOR
CLASS 2 POWER UNIT
MODEL NO: UP41-1601UT
INPUT: 120VAC 60Hz 18W
OUTPUT: 10VAC 1200mA
MADE IN CHINA

or

ADAPTOR
CLASS 2 TRANSFORMER
MODEL NO: UP48-2302UT060609R0
INPUT: 120VAC 60Hz
OUTPUT: 12VAC 2A 24W
MADE IN CHINA 125 degrees C

or

ADAPTOR
CLASS 2 TRANSFORMER
MODEL NO: UP48-2302UT060609R0
INPUT: 120VAC 60Hz 31W
OUTPUT: 12VAC 2000mA
MADE IN CHINA


What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than 110 years. UL tests more than 19,000 types of products annually, and more then 19 billion UL Marks appear on products each year. Worldwide, UL's family of companies and its network of service providers include 58 laboratories, and testing and certification facilities.

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