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UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on electrical outlet boxes (Release 12PN-06 REVISED)

March 8, 2012

Northbrook, IL - February 28, 2012 - UL is notifying AHJ's, electrical contractors, electricians, consumers and retailers that the electrical outlet boxes identified below,  stamped with the name Garvin Industries, bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States. These outlet boxes have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the boxes comply with UL's safety requirements.

Name on Product:   Garvin Industries Metallic Outlet Box Cat. Nos. 52151-3/4VT, 72171-3/4VT and TB-135G

Identification:

On the Product: The following information and markings appear stamped into the steel on the products with a counterfeit UL Mark:

Garvin Industries

52151-3/4-VT or 72171-3/4-VT or TB-135G

counterfeit UL Mark 1

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark:

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark 1

Up close:

Represents 52151-3/4-VT and 72171-3/4-VT

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark 2

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark:

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark 3

Up close:

TB-135-G

Photograph of the Product with Counterfeit UL Mark 4

Known to be sold at: The outlet boxes were known to be distributed by conneXion.  http://www.connexiones.com/, and may have been sold or distributed by others.

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