UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Marks on Power Supply Provided With Cordless Drill


    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 10 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers that the power supply provided with the cordless drill,
identified below, bears an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and
Canada. This power supply has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate
standard for safety for the United States or Canada, and is not authorized to
bear the UL Mark.  It is unknown if this power supply complies with the United
States or Canadian safety requirements.

    Name of product: Model PSA08318CH

    Number of units: Approximately 1600

    Manufacturer: Wuxi Xinju Electric Tools, Co., Ltd

    Date of manufacture: February 2006 to present

    Identification: On the product:

                                     c (UL) us
                                   Made in China

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

    Photos of product: Photos of the cordless drill power supply are
available at:

    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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