UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on a Battery

PUBLIC NOTICE

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The following is a notification from UL to consumers and retailers that the battery identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark. This battery has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this battery complies with the UL safety requirements.

The battery is advertised for sale on Ebay as "New Replacement Battery for iPod 1 1st Gen".

Name of Product: Model 616-0223

Identification: On the product: This battery bears a counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark with the model reference, 616-0223.

Sold at: Known to be sold on ebay at the link:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300601116941?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 and may have been sold at other retailers.

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SOURCE: UL

For further information:

Carla Slawson, Media Relations Manager, UL, +1-847-664-1812, Carla.Slawson@ul.com

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