UL Warns of Counterfeit
PowTech Extension Cords
July 5, 2006
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)
is notifying consumers that several extension
cords have not been evaluated for safety by UL
and bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United
States. These cords have undersized conductor
cord is brown in color. The cord surface is marked:
"(UL) E156456 SPT-2 16AWGA2C
The cord has a counterfeit UL holographic
label with the wording:
ISSUE NO: BW-8764"
The packaging is marked with a
counterfeit UL Mark and the following:
6ft. EXTENSION CORD
13A-125V 1625 W
The cords were distribuated by PowTech.
UL recommends that people stop using these cord
sets and return them to the place of purchase.