UL Warns of Electric Signs With Unauthorized UL Marks



NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying sign installers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction that electric signs manufactured by Speedy Service Sign, British Columbia, Canada bear an unauthorized UL Mark. These electric signs have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standards for safety for the United States and Canada and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if the electric signs comply with the United States or Canadian safety requirements.

Name of Product: Electric Sign

Number of Units: 110

    Manufacturer: Speedy Service Sign, headquartered in Coquitlam, British
     Columbia, Canada

Date of Manufacture: 2009 to present

    On the product: Attached to the sign is a label, which contains the UL
     Mark. Affected signs will have a UL Listing label with a number from
     GZ331706 through GZ331815 appearing on the label.

    Photo of sign label: Photos available at:

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SOURCE Underwriters Laboratories

For further information: Joe Hirschmugl, 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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