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UL Warns of Counterfeit Extension Cords

January 26, 2009

NORTHBROOK, Ill., January 26, 2009 - Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers that extension cords, identified below, bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. These extension cords have not been evaluated for safety by UL and are not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: Extension Cord, models EE6W and EE9W

Units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification of Counterfeit Product: On the product: These products, which come in different lengths, have a label with a counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:

Cord Set
125 V

Unauthorized logo.

Photo of product with counterfeit UL Mark:

Product photo

Photo of label with counterfeit UL Mark:

Photo of label with counterfeit UL Mark

Sold at: The products are known to be sold at HD Supply Repair and Remodel stores, and may be sold by other retailers.

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