January 4, 2022
NORTHBROOK, Ill., (date) — 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:
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