UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on USB power adapter
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the USB power adapter model R300 identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. This USB power adapter is not UL certified and has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety. It is unknown if it complies with any safety requirements.
Flextronics Sales & Marketing (A-P) Ltd. has similar USB power adapters that are UL certified. However, Model R300 is not manufactured by Flextronics Sales & Marketing (A-P) Ltd.
Name of Product: USB Power Adapter, Model R300
Identification: On the product: This Adapter bears a counterfeit UL Listing Mark and the markings below. Note that the counterfeit adapter can be identified by the Model No. "R300". "R300" is not an authorized Flextronics' model. Also, the word "equipment" is misspelled on the model R300.
Model NO.: R300
Input: 100-240V~ 50/60Hz
Output: 5V 1000mA
CAUTION: For use with infor
mation technology equipmnet
Made in China
Photographs of the product with a counterfeit UL Mark can be found at www.ul.com/newsroom.
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Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
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Release No. 13PN-48