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UL Warns of Fire Extinguishers bearing Counterfeit UL and ULC Marks (Release 19PN-20)

19PN-20
November 15, 2019

NORTHBROOK, Ill., November 15, 2019 – The following is a notification from UL LLC and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) that the fire extinguishers identified below bear counterfeit UL and ULC Marks and counterfeit references to UL certification for United States and Canada. They have not been evaluated by UL or ULC to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.

Although the fire extinguishers bear the “AMEREX”,“BADGER”,“BUCKEYE” and “KIDDE” brands, these fire extinguishers were not manufactured by these companies. See below for identification.

Name of Product: EXTINTORES CAPELO Fire extinguisher

Manufacturer:  EXTINTORES CAPELO.

Remedy: UL recommends removing these products from service

Identification on the Product:

EXTINTORES

CAPELO PERU,

G & D E.I.R.L.

CERTIFICACION UL

www.extintorescapeloperu.com

AMEREX

BADGER

Kidde

                                                                                                                                                     

Release 19PN-20.1.  19PN-20.2

 

Release 19PN-20.3.

 

Identification on the Product:

EXTINTORES

CAPELO PERU,

G & D E.I.R.L.

CENTRAL: 521 5011

www.extintorescapeloperu.com

BUCKEYE

AMEREX

                                                                                                                                                                

  Release 19PN-20.4 Release 19PN-20.5

 

UL Mark     ULC Mark

MULTIPURPOSE DRY CHEMICAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER

   EXTINCTEUR A POUDRE CHIMIQUE POLYVALENT

EXTINTOR DE POLVO QUIMICO SECO MULTIPROPOSITO

CLASSIFICATION 10A:120B:C

  TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANSI/UL 299 AND ANSI/UL 711

TESTE CONFORMENENT AUX CAN/ULC-S504 AND CAN/ULC-S508

          PROBADO BAJO LA NORMA ANSI/UL 299 Y ANSI/UL 711

                                          EX2480

 Release 19PN-20.6

 

Known to be distributed in Peru. May have been distributed in other areas.

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UL Warns of Fire Extinguishers bearing Counterfeit UL and ULC Marks (Release 19PN-20)

The following is a notification from UL LLC and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) that the fire extinguishers identified below bear counterfeit UL and ULC Marks and counterfeit references to UL certification for United States and Canada.

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