UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Photovoltaic Panels (Release 14PN-02) This public notice is the same as the notice issued on April 15, 2013 (Release 13PN-20) except for the addition of Model AP-250MK

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /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, AP-250MK 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 AP-250MK

Rated Power:   250 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

Note that the labels include additional electrical rating information, but the values may differ from that shown in the photographs below. 

Photos of the product can be viewed at www.ul.com/newsroom.

Sold at: Known to be sold by SunWorks Solar. May be sold by other distributors.

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Michelle Press
Marketing Manager
UL
T: 1-847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 14PN-02

SOURCE UL



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