UL Warns on Counterfeit Ground Rods

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) has issued a warning about ground rods with counterfeit UL labels. The ground rods have not been evaluated for safety by UL, and are not permitted to bear the UL Mark.

Marking on product: “UL, PWC, 588”

Manufacturer: Unknown

Description: The counterfeitground rods are similar in appearance to UL-listed ground rods manufactured by Priority Wire & Cable.

Actual UL-listed ground rods are marked with the following information:

“PWC,” the UL Mark, “LISTED E170100, 588, GROUND ROD”