By Anthony Capkun
(UPDATED November 8, 2012 with photo) October 31, 2012 – UL is notifying consumers and retailers that a portable cabinet light bears a counterfeit UL Mark for Canada and the United States. The item has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standards for safety, and it is unknown whether it complies with safety requirements.
Name of Product: Portable Cabinet Light, Model T505-01.
Identification: The lamp bears a label with the following marking:
The product bears similarities to a product that is authorized to bear the UL Mark. The authorized construction is provided with six (8-mm diameter) vent openings and is provided with a lamp replacement marking. The unauthorized construction does not have the six (8-mm) vent openings, and may not have the lamp replacement marking.
Photo courtesy UL