of Counterfeit Impact Drills
May 23, 2006
Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers that
impact drills, model SM-8206, produced by an unknown
manufacturer, have not been evaluated for safety
by UL. This product bears a counterfeit UL Mark
for the United States and Canada.
The impact drill is red and black with a label
that contains a counterfeit UL Mark and a label
with the following information:
- ½" Impact
- Rated 110V-60Hz 850 W
- No. 0-2800r/min, Made in China.
The packaging has the words "HEAVY DUTY POWER
TOOLS ½'' and the description "IMPACT
DRILL, 850W." A photograph of the drill and
its features such as 13 mm key chuck, drill &
hammer drill, and variable speed are on both sides
of the packaging. The bottom left corner of the
packaging has a counterfeit UL Mark and the word
UL recommends that users stop using
the product immediately and return them to the
place of purchase.