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PUBLIC NOTICE: UL Warns of Fire Extinguishers bearing Counterfeit UL and ULC Marks (Release 19PN-20)

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 15, 2019

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL LLC and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) that the fire extinguishers identified below bear counterfeit UL and ULC Marks and counterfeit references to UL certification for United States and Canada. They have not been evaluated by UL or ULC to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.

Although the fire extinguishers bear the "AMEREX","BADGER","BUCKEYE" and "KIDDE" brands, these fire extinguishers were not manufactured by these companies. See below for identification.

Name of Product: EXTINTORES CAPELO Fire extinguisher

Manufacturer:  EXTINTORES CAPELO

Remedy: UL recommends removing these products from service.

Identification on the Product:

EXTINTORES
CAPELO PERU,
G & D E.I.R.L.
CERTIFICACION UL
www.extintorescapeloperu.com

AMEREX
BADGER
Kidde

Identification on the Product:

PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND ON UL.COM

EXTINTORES
CAPELO PERU,
G & D E.I.R.L.
CENTRAL: 521 5011
www.extintorescapeloperu.com

BUCKEYE
AMEREX

PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND ON UL.COM

CLASSIFICATION 10A:120B:C

TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANSI/UL 299 AND ANSI/UL 711
TESTE CONFORMENENT AUX CAN/ULC-S504 AND CAN/ULC-S508
PROBADO BAJO LA NORMA ANSI/UL 299 Y ANSI/UL 711
EX2480

Known to be distributed in Peru. May have been distributed in other areas.

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Michelle Press

Release No. 19PN-20

Communications Director


UL LLC


847.664.1966


Michelle.Press@ul.com


 

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