UL Warns of Counterfeit Video Game Charger



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 21 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers that "TeknoCreations" Video Game Handle Chargers,
identified below, have not been evaluated for safety by UL and bear a
counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada.
    

    Name of Product:  ICX360500 (InCharge for Xbox 360), ICWII200 (InCharge
for Wii)

    Number of Units:  Unknown

    Manufacturer:  WELLFORM Industrial Ltd., Guangdong, China

    Date of Manufacture:  Unknown

    
    Identification:  On the product: The product, marked with a counterfeit
UL Mark for the United States and Canada, has the following information:


    InCharge for XBOX 360                    InCharge for Wii

    TEKNOCREATIONS                         TEKNOCREATIONS

    
        US Part# ICX360500                     US Part# ICWII200
        Canadian Part# ICX360500FR             Canadian Part# ICWII200FR
    

    
        Important: only use the AC             Important: only use the AC
        adaptor that was included with         adaptor that was included with
        the InCharge for XBOX 360.             the InCharge for Wii.
    

    
          www.TeknoCreations.com                 www.TeknoCreations.com
                           (UL Mark)                              (UL Mark)
    

    
              Made in China                          Made in China

    
    Sold at: Known to be sold at www.amazon.com and may have been sold by
other retailers.

    What you should do:  UL recommends that consumers stop using the product
immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

    Photos of product: Photos of the counterfeit video game chargers are
available at:
http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/corporate/newsroom/publicnotices/.

    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.
    



    




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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