UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Air Purifier

Jul 31, 2013, 09:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification to consumers and retailers that the air purifier identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada.  This air purifier has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this air purifier complies with any safety requirements.

Name of Product: Air Purifier, Model HBP-003

Identification: On the product: This air purifier bears counterfeit UL Listing Mark and the markings below.


Air Purifier

Model No. : HBP-003


120Vac, 60Hz, 13W


Speed: 2900rpm

Area Covered: 800sq.ft



Made In China

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

Sold at: Known to be sold at http://www.greatvacs.com/new-comfort-air-freshener-purifier-humidifier-1753.html  and may have been sold by other retailers.

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Michelle Press
Media Relations Manager, UL
T: +1-847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 13PN-38