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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Photovoltaic Panels

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL to Authorities Having Jurisdiction, distributors, installers and users that the photovoltaic panels identified below bear counterfeit UL Marks for the United States and Canada . The photovoltaic (solar) panels have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if these photovoltaic panels comply with UL's safety requirements for the United States or Canada.  

Name of Product:     ASP – Advanced Solar Photonics (also known as Bluechip Energy)
Models AP-240PK, AP-245MK and ASP-390M

Note that ASP is a tradename for the parent company Bluechip Energy LLC

Identification:   On the product:   The products bear a counterfeit UL Mark and one of the markings shown below:

ASP

Advanced Solar Photonics

Model AP-240PK

Rated Power: 240 W


3YR9 Photovoltaic Module Tested to UL1703

Designed and Manufactured in the USA


ASP

Advanced Solar Photonics

Model AP-245MK

Rated Power: 245 W


3YR9 Photovoltaic Module Tested to UL1703

Designed and Manufactured in the USA


ASP

Advanced Solar Photonics

Model ASP-390M

Rated Power: 390 W


3YR9 Photovoltaic Module Tested to UL1703

Designed and Manufactured in the USA

Sold at:  Known to be sold by SunWorks Solar and may be sold by other distributors

About UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company with more than 118 years of history. Employing more than 10,000 professionals with customers in over 100 countries, UL has five distinct business units – Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services, and Verification Services – to meet the expanding needs of our customers and to deliver on our public safety mission. For more information on UL's family of companies and network of 95 laboratory, testing, and certification facilities, go to UL.com. 

Michelle Press
Marketing Manager, UL
T: 1-847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com

 


 

SOURCE UL



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