Chinese Counterfeit Inspection Marks
Anchorage customs officers have seized a shipment of holiday lights from China that carried a fake safety inspection mark, meaning they could have been dangerous to American consumers.Counterfeit products from China? I'm shocked!
Officers inspected the shipment of boxes, each about the size of an egg carton, at Anchorage's FedEx sorting facility Nov. 12, customs officials said.
The "UL" stamps on 1,900 boxes that indicated the lights were certified by the Underwriters Laboratory turned out to be counterfeit, said Jeff Lisius, assistant area port director in Alaska for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.