UL Warns of Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) With Inadequate Corrosion
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<p>NORTHBROOK, Ill., <span class="xn-chron">May 13</span> /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying AHJs, electrical contractors, electricians and retailers that the Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) products, manufactured by Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. and identified below, may not be adequately protected against corrosion. These products display a UL Listing Mark for the U.S. and <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>; however, products purchased at retailers and distributors were found not to comply with <span class="xn-location">United States</span> or Canadian safety standards and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark.</p>
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                     Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) in lengths of up to
                     10 feet, and EMT formed in the shape of elbows and
    Product          bends, in Trade Sizes of 1/2, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2.
     Description:    2, 2-1/2, 3, 3-1/2 or 4 inches.
    
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    Number of
     units:         Unknown quantity
    
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    Manufacturer:   Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co. Ltd.
                    Shiqi Zhongshan Guangdong China
    
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                     These EMT products may not be adequately protected
    Defect:          against corrosion.
    
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                     The affected EMT products are provided with a label
                     that includes the UL Listing Mark, with the name
                     Walsall, Providence Pipe Products, Inc. or Electrical
    Identification:  Resource International as indicated in the following:


    
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                                 E234340**   WALSALL*
                                   C (UL) US LISTED
                              Electrical Metallic Tubing
                                Issue Number: XXXXXXXX
                       (where X represents any number or letter)
                                          EMT
                                     Made in China
    
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    *:  Or Electrical Resource International or Providence Pipe Products, Inc.
    **: Or E244932 or E312420



    
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    About Underwriters Laboratories
    
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<p>UL is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems for more than 66,000 manufacturers annually. In total, there are more than 20 billion UL Marks appearing on products worldwide each year. UL's global family of companies and network of service providers includes 68 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 102 countries. For more information, visit: <a href="http://www.ul.com">www.ul.com</a></p>
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