SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories

February 09, 2007 16:00 ET

UL Warns of Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Natural Gas Hoses With Unauthorized UL Marks

NORTHBROOK, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2007 -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers and end-product manufacturers that a liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas hose produced by Zhejiang Foreign Trade South Corp. in China bears unauthorized UL Marks. Although these hoses display a UL Mark, they have not been evaluated for safety by UL.

Name of Product: Model ZSHO-2

Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Foreign Trade South Corp.

Date of Manufacture: From 2002 to 2006


The following information is marked on the flexible hose surface:

ZJSOUTH MH28628 UL ZSHO-2 5-16
The hose is also marked with a date code consisting of the month and year of manufacture. For example 07/06 indicates that the hose was produced in July 2006.

What should you do: UL recommends that consumers and end-product manufacturers stop using the hoses immediately.

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