Safety Alert Number 0707063

UL Warns of Counterfeit Smoke Alarms

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers that smoke alarms manufactured by AV Tech have not been evaluated for safety by UL and bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States.

Units: Unknown
Manufacturer: AV Tech of Panama
Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Sold at: Known to be distributed by AV Tech of Panama.

Identification of Counterfeit UL Listing Mark:
On the product: Marked with a counterfeit UL Mark and the following information:

AV Tech or WizMart Photoelectric Smoke Alarm UROX.S8566

Identification of Legitimate UL Listing Mark: Legitimately Listed Smoke Alarms are marked "RETURN TO WIZMART TECHNOLOGY INC. 2F, Building B#143, Qi-Xin Road, Jiang-Dong Hi-Tech Park, Ning Bo; zip code:315040; China. " Legitimately Listed Smoke Alarms are not marked with "UROX" near the UL Mark. What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

To view this public notice, visit:

http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr062707.html

For more information, contact Joe Hirschmugl in Northbrook, Ill. , by phone at +1-847-664-1508; or by e-mail at:

Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com