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[December 17, 2012]

UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on a Battery

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The following is a notification from UL to consumers and retailers that the battery identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark. This battery has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this battery complies with the UL safety requirements.
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The battery is advertised for sale on Ebay as "New Replacement Battery for iPod 1 1st Gen".

Name of Product: Model 616-0223 Identification: On the product: This battery bears a counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark with the model reference, 616-0223.

Sold at: Known to be sold on ebay at the link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/300601116941 ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 and may have been sold at other retailers.

About UL UL is a premier global independent safety science company with more than 117 years of history. Employing more than 9,000 professionals with customers in over 100 countries, UL has five distinct business units - Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services - to meet the expanding needs of our customers and to deliver on our public safety mission. Additional information about UL may be found at www.UL.com.

SOURCE UL

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