Judge Fines Company for Counterfeit Safety Warning Labels
A U.S. company recently lost a legal battle with the federal government over importing products with fake safety warning labels. According to the Wood Working Network, GuildMaster's company president plead guilty to using counterfeit safety Underwriters Laboratories certification labels on lamps produced in China. A total of 5,018 lamps had the fake certification. For faking the safety certificate, the company is now under a five-year term of probation.
To receive the UL certification, Wood Working Network reported the product must meet federal safety requirements and undergo a safety testing by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.Continue reading