Warns of a Potentially Hazardous Heavy-Duty Dryer
Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers
that a heavy-duty dryer cord made by Jiande Yonghua
Electrical Equipment Company Ltd. does not meet
UL safety requirements. It may pose a hazard to
users. This product has not been evaluated for
safety by UL and bears a counterfeit UL Mark for
the United States and Canada.
This is an addendum
to our March 20, 2006 public notice adding an
additional Issue number.
To see UL's previous release, go
The cord is gray in color with a
plug at one and three closed loop connectors crimped
on the other end. The cord surface is marked with
the descriptions "125/250V, 30A, 10/3 SRDT
(UL), E177867, Made in China." The cord also
employs a counterfeit UL holographic label and
E174825 POWER SUPPLY CORD E174825
ISSUE NO: BW-1466 or BV 9100
The packaging is marked "Heavy
Duty Dryer Cord," "30A-125/250V, 3-Pole,
3 Wire AWG 10/3, Type SRDT, NEMA 10-30,"
"4ft Dryer Cord," "#46AB-PT"and
a counterfeit UL Listing Mark.
This product employs undersized
wire and may have other features that do not comply
with UL's applicable safety requirements, which
may pose a risk of fire and shock.
UL recommends that users stop
using these cord sets immediately and return them
to the place of purchase.