UL Warns of Counterfeit AC Adapter



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 8 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers the AC adapter identified below bears a counterfeit UL
Mark for the United States.  The adapter has not been evaluated for safety by
UL and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

    
    Name of Product:  AC Adapter, Model HF-01
    

    
    Units:  Unknown
    

    
    Manufacturer:  Unknown
    

    
    Date of Manufacture:  Unknown
    

    
    Identification:
    On the product:  The product has a label with several markings including a
    counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:
    

    
                                  AC ADAPTER
                                 Model HF-01
                      Input: AC 100-240 V 0.07A 50-60Hz
                            OUTPUT: DC 5.0V. 600Ma
                                Made in China
    

    
    To view pictures of the product, go to
    http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr100808b.html.
    

    
    What You Should Do: UL recommends that users stop using the product
    immediately and return it to the place of purchase.
    

    
    Where Sold:  The adaptor is known to be sold on eBay.
    
    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety
certification organization that has been testing products and writing
Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types
of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL
Marks appearing on 71,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide
family of companies and network of service providers includes 63 laboratory,
testing and certification facilities serving customers in 99 countries. For
more information, visit: http://www.UL.com/newsroom.

    
     MEDIA CONTACT:
     Joe Hirschmugl
     Media Relations Manager
     Underwriters Laboratories
     Phone: +1 847 664-1508
     E-mail: Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com

    




For further information:

For further information: Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager of
Underwriters Laboratories, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com Web
Site: http://www.UL.com

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