UL Warns of Counterfeit Cordless Drill Chargers



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 1 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers and retailers that cordless drill chargers under the brand
name "Superior" bear counterfeit UL Marks for the United States and Canada.
The chargers have not been evaluated for safety by UL and are not eligible to
bear the UL Mark.

    
    Name of Product: Superior Charger, Model SH-DC180400
    

    
    Units: Unknown quantity
    

    
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    

    
    Date of Manufacture: Unknown
    Identification:
    
    On the Product: The unit has a counterfeit UL label with the following
information:

    
    CHARGER
    Model No. SH-DC180400
    Serial No. (any combination of numbers)            LISTED 19KW
    

    
    IN: 120v AC, 60Hz
    OUT: 18v DC, 400mA
    
    To view pictures of the product, please visit:
http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr100108.html.
    Where Sold: Known to have been sold with Superior 18-volt cordless drills
at  http://www.superiorairco.com.
    What Should You Do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the products
immediately and return it 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

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