UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on USB Power Adapter

Sep 30, 2013, 09:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL to consumers and retailers that the USB power adapter Model A1265 identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada.  This USB power adapter has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this power adapter complies with any safety requirements.

Note that the Model A1265 with the counterfeit UL Mark is similar to a Model A1265 that is authorized to bear the UL Mark.  The counterfeit Model A1265 USB power adapter is marked "Power adapter Made in china", "E231288" and "ITF", which are different than the authorized model which is marked "Designed by Apple in California", "E233466" and "ITE".

Name of Product: Model A1265

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

Power adapter Made in china

Model No.: A1265

Input: 100-240V~ 50/60Hz 0.15A

Output: 5V 1A






Power Supply


CAUTION: For use with infor
mation technology equipment

Photographs of the product with counterfeit UL Mark and of the product with an authorized UL Mark can be found at www.ul.com/newsroom.

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Michelle Press
Media Relations Manager, UL
T: +1-847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 13PN-26