UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on USB power adapter

Nov 27, 2013, 09:00 ET from UL

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.     

Power Adapter

Model NO.: R300

Input: 100-240V~ 50/60Hz

Output: 5V 1000mA 




CAUTION: For use with infor

mation technology equipmnet

Made in China




Power Supply

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

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Michelle Press
Marketing Manager
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
T: 1 847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 13PN-48