UL warns of potentially hazardous jig saw
April 6, 2006
Inc. (UL) is warning consumers that the "Professional
Woodworker Jig Saw" does not meet UL
safety requirements and may pose a hazard
to users. The product has not been evaluated
for safety by UL and bears a counterfeit
UL Mark for the United States and Canada.
The jig saw is brown
in colour and has two labels. One label
identifies the product as "Professional Woodworker." The
other label contains a counterfeit UL Mark
and the jig saw's following specifications:
120V- 60 Hz, 3.8A Strokes: 0-3100/min
LISTED, 95GA, E210256, Made in China.
The front of the packaging
is marked "Professional
Woodworker" with a counterfeit UL Mark.
The bottom of the sleeve is marked "Stock
No. JS34DLX/02732, Manufactured in China."
This product has features that present
potential fire and shock hazards.
UL recommends that users stop using the product
immediately and return it to the place of purchase.