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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Electronic Ballast

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the Electronic Ballast identified below bears a counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark for the United States and Canada.  This Electronic Ballast has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this Electronic Ballast complies with any safety requirements.

Name of Product: Electronic Ballast for Electrodeless Discharge Lamp, Model 200W

Identification:  On the product: This Electronic Ballast bears counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark and the markings below.

Lifetime Bulbs

ELECTRONIC BALLAST

UL Recognized Component Mark

MODEL: 200W


PI

Un(V)

Fn

In(A)

Ta(oC)

Pf

Class P

Manufacture Date: 201201

200W

120~277

50/60Hz

0.5~2.6

-25~60

0.98

A photograph of the product can be found at www.ul.com/newsroom.

What you should do: Manufacturers of UL certified products that have used this device are requested to contact UL at: http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/offerings/perspectives/consumer/fieldreport

About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.UL.com.

Keywords: Ballast, Electronic Ballast

Michelle Press
Media Relations Manager, UL
T: +1-847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 13PN-42

SOURCE UL



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