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#148120 - 08/29/03 10:38 AM Potential Shock Hazard with GFCI
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http://www.ul.com/media/newsrel/nr082103.html

Some nerve!
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The UL Listing Mark appears on the product and packaging. The UL Mark is not authorized and the product is not considered Listed by UL.

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#148121 - 03/04/04 09:04 AM Re: Potential Shock Hazard with GFCI
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This story has a twist to it. The manufacturer was forced to acknowledge that the product didn't meet the requirements, something which was confirmed by tests at an NRTL. But the manufacturer had also submitted Leviton and Cooper devices along with their own for the test. The Leviton failed...

(See http://www.designersedge.com, a link to the actual test report is at bottom left.)

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