UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Electrical Outlet Boxes

PUBLIC NOTICE

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - UL is notifying AHJ's, electrical contractors, electricians, consumers and retailers that the electrical outlet boxes identified below bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States. These outlet boxes have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the boxes comply with UL's safety requirements.

Name of Product:

Metallic Outlet Box Cat. Nos. 52151-3/4VT,

72171-3/4VT and TB-135G

Identification:

On the Product: The following information and markings appear stamped into the steel on the products with a counterfeit UL Mark:

Garvin Industries

52151-3/4-VT or
72171-3/4-VT or
TB-135G

Known to be sold at: The outlet boxes were known to be sold at conneXion. http://www.connexiones.com/, and may be sold at other retailers.

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SOURCE UL

For further information:

Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager, UL, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com


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