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UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Electronic Ballast (Release No. 17PN-02)

May 31, 2017

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 31, 2017 — The following is a notification from UL that the Electronic Ballasts identified below may pose a shock or fire hazard. The product does not comply with UL’s Safety Standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product:
Electronic Ballast, Models TBE-126FW, TBE-261FS, TBE-391FS

836 units

Foshan Teyuan Electronic Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

Date of Manufacture:   
December 2015

The ballasts are instant start ballasts but are not marked “instant start” or “I.S.” These ballast may have been installed in luminaires with lamp holders not rated for use with instant start ballasts posing a potential shock or fire hazard.

On the product: 

The instant start ballasts bears an unauthorized UL Mark and the following:
MODEL: TBE-126FW or TBE-261FS or, TBE-391FS

Counterfeit UL mark BALLAST

Photograph of the Instant Start Ballast:

Counterfeit UL mark
Sold at:
Sold direct to manufacturers and distributors from Foshan Teyuan Electronic Science & Technology.
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