Northbrook, Ill., – June 16, 2011 – UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is notifying consumers and retailers that the AC adaptors identified below bear unauthorized UL Marks for the United States and Canada. Although these adaptors are very similar to ones that are authorized to bear the UL Mark, these AC adaptors have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety for the United States and Canada, and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if these AC adaptors comply with the United States or Canadian safety requirements. The adaptors are typically used to power lap top computers and similar equipment.
Name of Product: AC Adaptor, Models SADP-65KB A and SADP-65KB B. The adaptors may be marked with "TOSHIBA."
Number of Units: Unknown
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Identification: On the product: The Unauthorized UL Mark can be found on the adaptor body. The adaptors are marked with one of the following:
Please Note: The adaptors described above are similar to adaptors that are authorized to bear the UL Mark. The units that are authorized to bear the UL Mark are marked "FOR INDOOR USE ONLY" under the word "CAUTION" on the label (see arrows below). This cautionary statement is omitted from units that bear unauthorized UL Marks.
Photos of the unauthorized products:
Sold at: These products are known to be sold at Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/) and may have been sold by other retailers.
Keywords: Power Supply, Power Adapter, AC/DC Adaptor, battery charger