NORTHBROOK, Ill. – January 7, 2011 – Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying AHJs, electrical contractors, electricians and retailers that Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) elbows and bends manufactured by Patton International Ltd. identified below may not be adequately protected against corrosion. These elbows and bends, display a  stamped-on UL Listing Mark for the United States and Canada, but have been found not to comply with the appropriate North American safety standards and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark.

Product Description: Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) 90° and 45° elbow s and bends, in the following trade sizes: ½, ¾, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2 and 2 inches.

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Patton International Ltd., based in Kolkata India

Date of Production: June 2009 through June 2010

Hazard: These EMT elbows and bends may not be adequately protected against corrosion.

Identification: These EMT products are provided with ink-stamped markings that include the UL Listing Mark and the letter "P" surrounded by a circle:

Example Markings: