UL Warns of Counterfeit Fire Extinguishers
Northbrook, IL – Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that fire extinguishers manufactured by International Technology Services have not been evaluated for safety by UL and bear a counterfeit UL Mark in the United States.
Name of Product: 2-B-C Fire Extinguisher
Units: Unknown Quantity
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Manufacturer: International Technology Services
Identification: These fire extinguishers are approximately 8″-9″ tall and approximately 2 3/4″ in diameter and have a black head attachment with a squeeze trigger for activating the extinguisher.
The nameplate of the counterfeit products is marked “FIRE EXTINGUISHER”, “2-B-C” and “INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES”.
What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should call 1-732-635-0230 with questions. Or, contact International Technology Services, 71 Commerce St. #265, Boston, MA 02109, or 7 Lincoln Hwy Ste 210, Edison, NJ 08820.
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