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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 19, 2015 — The following is a notification from UL that the protective garments including coveralls and vests identified below bear counterfeit UL Marks. The clothing has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Safety Standard NFPA 2112. It is unknown if these garments comply with any safety requirements.

Name of Product: Zimpex Flame Resistant Garments

Identification:  The products bear counterfeit UL Classification Marks and the following text markings (misspellings below are as they appear on the actual labels):

 

THE GARMENT IS FLAM RESISTANT

WARNING

THIS FLAME RESISTANT GARMENT MEETS

THE REQUIREMENTS OF NFPA 2112, STANDARD

ON FLAME-RESISTANT GARMENTS FOR

PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL

AGAINST FLASH FIRE, 2007 EDITION

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR PROTECTION

OF INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL AGAINST

FLASH FIRE IN ACCORDANCE WITH

NFPA 2112 2007 EDITION

NFPA 2113 REQUIRES UPPEPR

AND LOWER BODY COVERAGE.

THIS GARMENT RESISTS IGNTION WHEN EXPOSED

TO FLAME OR ELECTRIC ARC AND WILL NOT CONTINUE

TO BURN WHEN REMOVED FROM THE IGNITION SOURCE.

THIS GARMENT IS NOT DESIGNED FOR EXTENDED

EXPOSURE TO FLAME OR HEAT OR FOR EXPOSURE

TO CHEMICALS, NOT LIQUIDS OR STEAM.

IT SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR FIRE ENTRY,

FIRE FIGHTING OR OTHER ACTIVITES INVOLVING

EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO FLAME OR HEAT.

THE USER IS RESPONSIBLE TO DETERMINE

THAT THIS GARMENT IS APPROPRIATE FOR

THE INTENDED USE AND COMPLIES WITH

ALL LAWS AND REGULATORY STANDARDS.

THE USER ASSUMES ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED

WITH THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT.

FR-INDUSTRIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE

FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY OR DEATH ARISING

OUT OF THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT

DO NOT REMOVE THIS LABEL
ZIMPEX.INC

 

 

FLAME RESISTANT WORK WEAR

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR PROTECTION

OF INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL AGAINST

FLASH FIRE IN ACCORDANCE WITH

NFPA 2112-2012

XL

88% COTTON 12% NYLON

ARC RATING

10 ATPV

FABRIC MADE IN CHINA

GARMENT MADE IN CHINA

RN 127176

ZIMPEX.INC.BAKERSFIELD

CA.93314

 

 

FLAME RESISTANT WORK WEAR

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR PROTECTION

OF INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL AGAINST

FLASH FIRE IN ACCORDANCE WTIH

NFPA 2112-2012

M

                             2

Garment.4 2

Meets ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 Class 2

Meetts ASTM F1506

NFPA 70E/ HRC2

88% COTTON 12% NYLON

ARCR.ATING

10 ATPV

FABRIC MADE IN CHINA

GARMENT MADE IN CHINA

RN127176

ZIMPEX.INC BAKERSFIELD

CA.93314

 

Picture of counterfeit UL label on inside of garment:

  Garment.2

Picture of counterfeit UL label on collar of coveralls:

Garment.1

Picture of counterfeit UL label on collar of vest:

Garment.3

Distributor: Known to be distributed by Zimpex Inc., 309 Sonoma Vine Ct., Bakersfield, CA 93314, USA