UL Warns of Counterfeit AC Adapter



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 8 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers that AC adapters identified below bear a counterfeit UL
Mark for the United States and Canada. The adapter has not been evaluated for
safety by UL and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.
    Please note that this counterfeit product is similar to an AC adapter
that is authorized to bear the UL Mark.

    
    Name of Product: Model NSA-0121F12US
    

    
    Units: Unknown
    

    
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    

    
    Date of Manufacture: Unknown
    Identification of Counterfeit Product:
    
    On the product: The product has a label with a counterfeit UL Mark and
the following information:

    
                      AC ADAPTOR MODEL NO: NSA-0121F12US
                          INPUT: 110-240Vac 50/60Hz
                              OUTPUT: +12Vdc 1A
                                    Listed
                                   E225813
    


    To view pictures of the product, go to
http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr100808.html.
    
    Identification of Authorized Product:
    
    On the product: The following is the label information on the product
authorized to bear the UL Mark:  The product is identified as an ITE Power
Supply and displays the UL Control Number 43CG.  Products with authorized UL
Marks have been discontinued and are no longer available in the marketplace.

    
                                    LISTED
                               ITE Power Supply
                                   E225813
                                     43CG
    
    What You Should Do: UL recommends that users stop using the product
immediately and return it to the place of purchase.
    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/newsroom

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