Northbrook, IL –September 3, 2013 – The following is a notification from UL to consumers and retailers that 1) the Battery Pack identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and 2) the Battery Charger identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada.  Neither the Battery Pack nor the Battery Charger comply with UL’s safety requirements and may pose a fire or shock hazard.

Name of Products: Battery Pack and Battery Charger

Identification of Battery Pack:  

On the product: The battery pack bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

                       

12volt  3000mAh NIMH
Charge rate: 0.9amp.Never leave battery pack
unattended while charging.
Attention! Secure battery pack to robot away
from sharp corners, edges or screws.
 

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Identification of Battery Charger:                     

On the product: The battery charger bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

 

Power Unit
   (For NIMH BATTERY Pack)
Model: USC7.2-12-0918
Input: AC100~240V50/60Hz
Output: DC16V — 0.9/1.8A

Caution: For use with 7.2-12V

NIMH Pack only

Indoor use only

E306310
MADE IN CHINA 

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Sold at: Known to be sold at Pitsco, Inc. in Pittsburg, KS,. http://www.pitsco.com/store/  and may have been sold at other locations.