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UL Warns of Stolen Holographic Labels (Release 15PN-20)

August 14, 2015

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 14, 2015 —The following is a notification from UL that certain UL holographic labels have been reported stolen from an authorized manufacturing location in China.

These labels are genuine and will pass all security detection analysis. However, they are stolen property and not authorized by UL to be affixed to any product. They are presumed to be utilized on decorative lighting that has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if any such products with these stolen holographic labels comply with any safety requirements.

Name of Product:     UL Holographic Label

   Decorative Lighting String

   For Indoor and Outdoor Use


Each stolen label has UL File Number E98543 and an individual serial number in the following ranges:

B63572589 – B63622588

B63822589 – B63872588

B64122589 – B64172588



The stolen labels appear similar to the following with one of the noted serial numbers:

counterfeit UL mark

What you should do:  If you discover products with these labels contact UL Global Security and Brand Protection at [email protected].

Sold at:  Unknown, possibly affixed to decorative lighting

Keywords:  stolen labels