UL Warns of Counterfeit Communication Cable



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 2 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying contractors and distributors that a box of communication cable, sold
in China and designated as SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions, bears a counterfeit
SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions logo, print message, label and UL Mark for the Untied
States and Canada. The cable was manufactured without the knowledge or
permission of SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions. This communications cable has not been
evaluated for safety by UL and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.
    

    Name of product: Type CMR Category 6 Communication Cable

    Number of Units: Unknown quantity

    Date of Manufacture: Unknown

    Manufacturer:  Unknown

    
    Distributed by: Ke Jie Electronic Appliance Store, Booth G241, Zone B,
Pacific Computer Market, Tianhe District, Guangzhou B G241 CHINA
    

    
    Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays
the following description:
    

    
    SYSTIMAX - Q GIGASPEED XL 1071E 4/23 LF (UL) CMR c (UL) CMG VERIFIED (UL)
CAT 6 GS01231 (*)-LT(*)  ######## FEET  (########. # METERS)
    

    
    Identification: On the packaging: A label attached to the packaging
displays the UL Listing Mark and the following descriptions:
    

    
    SYSTIMAX(R) SOLUTIONS, GigaSPEED(R) XL Cable, Communications Cable, 1000
Feet, No. 1069.
    

    
    Identification: A photo of the label attached to the package is available
at: http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/corporate/newsroom/publicnotices/
    

    
    What You Should Do: Identify suspect cable by the lot number in the
jacket surface print legend.  If your cable contains the lot number GS01231,
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 20 billion UL
Marks appearing on 72,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide
family of companies and network of service providers includes 64 laboratory,
testing and certification facilities serving customers in 98 countries. For
more information, visit: www.UL.com/newsroom.
    

    

    
    MEDIA CONTACT:
    Joe Hirschmugl
    Global 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, Global 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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