Warning - phony UL labels on LPG hose

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NOTICE from Underwriters Laboratories:

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers and end-product manufacturers that a liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas hose produced by Zhejiang Foreign Trade South Corp. in China bears unauthorized UL Marks. Although these hoses display a UL Mark, they have not been evaluated for safety by UL.

Name of Product: Model ZSHO-2

Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Foreign Trade South Corp.

Date of Manufacture: From 2002 to 2006

Identification: The following information is marked on the flexible hose surface:

ZJSOUTH MH28628 UL ZSHO-2 5-16
LISTED 2FF5 L.P. GAS HOSE
MAX.W.P. 350PSI./NAT. GAS. IPSI.

The hose is also marked with a date code consisting of the month and year of manufacture. For example 07/06 indicates that the hose was produced in July 2006.

What should you do: UL recommends that consumers and end-product manufacturers stop using the hoses immediately.

To view a photo of this product, visit :
http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr020907.html

For more information, contact Joe Hirschmugl in Northbrook, Ill., by phone at +1-847-664-1508; or by e-mail at [email protected]

- For more information about UL, its Marks, and its services for
EMC, quality registrations and product certifications for global
markets, please access our web sites at http://www.ul.com and
http://www.ulc.ca or contact your local sales representative. --

 
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