NORTHBROOK, Ill. – May 4, 2010 – Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying retailers and consumers that the 9FT extension cord, identified below, bears an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada and may pose a risk of fire and shock. This product has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standard for safety for the United States or Canada, and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: 9FT Extension cord, PT-3712W

Number of Units: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Hazard:  The extension cord employs undersized wiring posing a risk of fire and shock.

Manufacturer: Unknown

Identification of Product: On the Product: The product bears a counterfeit holographic label with the following information:

06/03
E233624

LISTED CORD SET
BW-8737
13A
125V
1625W
Suitable for use with outdoor appliances
Store indoors when not in use

 

On the Product Packaging/jacket: 

9FT. EXTENSION CORD
PT-3712W

LISTED
E137398

                                                                             

Sold at:  The product is known to be sold by Dollar Max, 98 5857 Whittier Blvd, E. Los Angeles, CA  90022.

What You Should Do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

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