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.
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.
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