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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Marks on Furniture Distribution Units (Release 18PN-04)

April 23, 2018

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 23, 2018 — The following is a notification from UL that the furniture distribution power unit, identified below, bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. These power distribution units have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.

The counterfeit power distribution unit is similar to a model that is authorized to bear the UL Mark. The model authorized to bear the UL Mark has a label with bilingual markings in English and French; the counterfeit product has a label with markings only in English.

These power distribution units are intended to be installed in office-type desks and furniture.

Name of Product:

Furniture power distribution unit, Models TY111-USB

Identification on the Product:

The product is marked with a counterfeit UL Listing Mark and the following:

Model Number TY111-USB

Counterfeit UL mark


Furniture Power Distribution Units
Model: TY111-USB   120V  60Hz  12A
CAUTION: Risk of Electric Shock – Do Not
Open For Indoor Use Only. Date: 2015.12

The name, “Office Star Products,” may or may not appear on the products.


Counterfeit Product:

Counterfeit UL mark

Counterfeit UL mark

Example of the Label on Products Authorized to bear UL Marks:

Counterfeit UL mark

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