UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous GFCI's

PUBLIC NOTICE

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - UL is notifying consumers, retailers, manufacturers, regulatory agencies and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) that the GFCI identified below, manufactured by Wenzhou Yongtai Electric Co. Ltd., may not provide protection in the event of a ground fault. The product does not comply with UL's safety requirements for the United States and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: GFCI Cat. No. YGF15LL-IV

Manufacturer: Wenzhou Yongtai Electric Co., Ltd.

Hazard: May not provide protection in the event of a ground fault, posing a risk of shock.

Identification: Label on the product:

The label bears the following information:

E256800

GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER

ISSUE NO. B-450894

Identification: On the box:

Front of box is marked:

E256800

Back of box is marked:

Cat. No. YGF15LL-IV

Color: Ivory, White, or Black

Known to be sold at: ebay.com

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SOURCE UL

For further information:

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

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