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UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on silicone rescue tape packaging (Release 12PN-21)

May 31, 2012

NORTHBROOK, IL, - May 31, 2012 - UL is notifying consumers and retailers that the Silicone Rescue Tape identified below and manufactured and distributed by Harbor Products Inc., bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States on the product's clamshell packaging. The Silicone Rescue Tape has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if this Silicone Rescue Tape complies with UL's safety requirements.

Name of Product: Silicone Rescue Tape, Part # RT1000201202USC02

Manufacturer: Harbor Products Inc., Carson City, NV 89701

 

Identification:  Product packaged in yellow and orange clamshell with various colored tape (blue, red, yellow, black and white). The packaging is provided with the counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

Silicone
RESCUE TAPE
STRETCH, WRAP AND GET RESCUED
950 PSI Tensile Strength
Resists 500°F (260° C)
Insulates 8,000 Volts

Sold at: The product is known to be sold at Ace Hardware Stores and Bass Pro Shops, as well as  http://www.rescuetape.com/ and on Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/ . The product may have been sold by other retailers.

Photos of the Tape and Packaging:

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