UL Warns of Counterfeit Communications Cable



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 29 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying contractors and distributors that communications cable manufactured
by Hangzhou Xingfa Transmission Equipment Co. Ltd. bears a counterfeit UL Mark
for the United States. The communications cable has not been evaluated for
safety by UL and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

    
    Name of Product: Type CM Communications Cable
    

    
    Units: Unknown quantity
    

    
    Date of Manufacture: Unknown
    

    
    Manufacturer: Hangzhou Xingfa Transmission Equipment Company
    

    
    Identification:
    On the cable: The cable displays the following description: KWC RG59/U
    20AWG BC (UL) CM E236949 (*)(*)(*)FT.
    

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

    
                            Communications Cable,
                                  1000 Feet,
                                No. LZ-020768
    

    
    Images: Please use the following link:
    http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr092908b.html
    

    
    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
     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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