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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Escape Hook (14PN-14)

October 15, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL – October 15, 2014The following is a notification from UL that the escape hook identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark.  The escape hook has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this escape hook complies with any safety requirements.

Name of Product:  Seattle Hook, Escape Hook

Manufacturer: Seattle Hook, 233 14th Avenue East, #103, Seattle, WA 98112

Identification: The product bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:


PATENT #61427157      MADE IN USA


MEETS NFPA 1983 (2012 ED) E

MBS 16.0 kN

counterfeit UL mark

counterfeit UL mark 


counterfeit UL mark


Sold at:  Known to be sold at and may have been sold at other locations.

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