UL Warns of a Potentially Hazardous Shop Light Which Bears a Counterfeit UL Label
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NORTHBROOK, Ill. - Oct. 19, 2005 - Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers that the shop light model identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. It does not meet UL requirements and may pose a risk of fire and electric shock.

Name of Product: Model SL 2

Units: Unknown quantity

Manufactured: Manufactured by DM Technology & Energy Inc. for SIMKAR Corporation

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Hazard: This product has features that do not comply with UL's applicable safety standard and may pose a risk of fire and shock. The product is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Identification:

On the product: "48" Long Shop Light SL-2" and the counterfeit UL Label marked as follows:

(UL) LISTED c (UL)
PORTABLE LAMP
PORTABLE LUMINAIRE
LUMINAIRE PORTATIF
ISSUE BH 66982

On the packaging: Identified as "48" Shop Light (fluorescent) Model No. SL-2" marked on the white carton in red lettering. The following features are also highlighted:

All steel body
5 foot cord & plug included
Fully Assembled and Ready to Hang
Works with 2-25W, 2-34W, or 2-40W- T12 - 48" Bulbs not included

What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the products immediately and return them to the place of purchase.

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