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WARNING: Counterfeit UL Mark on Power Fist 50-ft worklight string


May 23, 2012
By Anthony Capkun


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May 23, 2012 – UL is notifying consumers and retailers that a Power Fist 50-ft worklight string bears a counterfeit UL Mark for Canada and the United States. The product has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate safety standard, so it is unknown whether the product complies with UL safety requirements for Canada and the States.

The warning involves 340 units manufactured in February 2011 by Longkou Dongli Wire and Cable Co. of China.

The following is printed in the box and engraved on the product:

LISTED
29XC
E256308

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The description on the colour box also reads:

Power Fist 50-ft Work Light String
14/3 SJTW cord
Five 125 volt mounts with plastic cages
Max 150 watt bulb in each mount

The product is known to be sold at Princess Auto.

Information courtesy UL. Mark shown is a legitimate UL Mark.



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