Skip to main content
  • Public Notice

UL Warns of Counterfeit Compact Fluorescent Lamps

February 20, 2009

Northbrook, Ill., February 20, 2009 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that compact fluorescent lamps, identified below, bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The products also have a counterfeit EMC mark. These lamps have not been evaluated for safety by UL and are not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: Compact Fluorescent Lamp

Number of Units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification of Counterfeit Product: On the product: The product is marked with a counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:

C-UL-US Listed

LISTED
14CW
PF>0.9

The lamps also have the following markings:
8W A19 110-130 V CL 50/60 Hz
Dimmable
SH O12807

CONTAINS MERCURY
NOT FOR AMERICA

EMC
EUR-USA-JPN-AUS

Sold at: The products are known to be sold by Blanchard Distributing and may also be sold by other retailers.

What You Should Do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Photo of product with Counterfeit UL Mark:

Light bulb photo

Photo of product with Counterfeit EMC Mark:

Counterfeit EMC Mark

 

Get in touch

Have questions, need specifics? Let's get this conversation started.

Help and support

How can we help?