NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 13, 2010 –– Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying AHJs, electrical contractors, electricians and retailers that the Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) products, manufactured by Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. and identified below, may not be adequately protected against corrosion. These products display a UL Listing Mark for the U.S. and Canada, however, products purchased at retailers and distributors were found not to comply with United States or Canadian safety standards and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark.
Product Description: Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) in lengths of up to 10 feet, and EMT formed in the shape of elbows and bends, in Trade Sizes of ½, ¾, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2. 2, 2-1/2, 3, 3-1/2 or 4 inches.
Number of units: Unknown quantity
Manufacturer: Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co. Ltd.
Shiqi Zhongshan Guangdong China
Defect: These EMT products may not be adequately protected against corrosion.
Identification: The affected EMT products are provided with a label that includes the UL Listing Mark, with the name Walsall, Providence Pipe Products, Inc. or Electrical Resource International as indicated in the following:
Electrical Metallic Tubing
Issue Number: XXXXXXXX
(where X represents any number or letter)
Made in China
*: Or Electrical Resource International or Providence Pipe Products, Inc.
**: Or E244932 or E312420