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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Marks on SAFT Batteries (Release 21PN-26)

The following is a notification from UL and SAFT that the   SAFT Lithium/ Thionyl Chloride batteries identified below bear counterfeit UL Certification Marks

3.6V  Li-SOCl2  17.228.98G  with counterfeit logo

January 4, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill., (January 4, 2022)  — The following is a notification from UL and SAFT that the  SAFT Lithium/ Thionyl Chloride batteries identified below bear counterfeit UL Certification Marks. These batteries were not manufactured by SAFT and they have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety for the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons. It is unknown if these batteries comply with any safety requirements.

 SAFT is authorized to apply the UL Mark to model LS14500 batteries  marked with date codes other than 17.228.98G. These batteries are not covered by this notice.  

Name of Product:      SAFT LS14500

Remedy:         UL recommends that these products be immediately removed from service.

Identification on the Products:

The products bear counterfeit UL Recognized Component Marks and the following:

SAFT

LS14500

Counterfeit Label from UL

.6V

Li-SOCl2

17.228.98G  

Photos:

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3.6V Li-SOCl2 17.228.98G  with counterfeit logo

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3.6V Li-SOCl2 17.228.98G  with counterfeit logo

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Release No. 21PN-26-English

Release No. 21PN-26-French

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