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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 2, 2008 — Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that Motor Trend universal cell phone chargers bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States. The product has not been evaluated for safety by UL and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.
Name of Product: Motor Trend Mini-Charger, model MT-M21
Units: Unknown quantity
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Identification: On the packaging: Packaged in a red and black blister package. Company name on the package is "MOTOR TREND."
On the product: The charger has a red and black label on the front with the words "Motor Trend" on the front. The product also has a label on the back of the product with a counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:
CAUTION INDOOR USE ONLY
MADE IN CHINA
What You Should Do: UL recommends consumers stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.
Where Sold: The product is known to be sold at JC Whitney. The cell phone charger can be purchased on-line at http://www.jcwhitney.com/Motor-Trend-Parts/4294965088-10101.jcw.