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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on a Battery (Release 12PN-59)

December 17, 2012

Northbrook, IL - December 17, 2012 - The following is a notification from UL to consumers and retailers that the battery identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark. This battery has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this battery complies with the UL safety requirements.

The battery is advertised for sale on Ebay as "New Replacement Battery for iPod 1 1st Gen".

Name of Product: Model 616-0223

Identification: On the product: This battery bears a counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark with the model reference, 616-0223.

Counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark

Photographs of the product with counterfeit UL Mark:

Photographs of the product with counterfeit UL Mark

Sold at: Known to be sold on ebay at the link: and may have been sold at other retailers.