ICCS USA Corporation v. The United States
This case is a good primer on dealing with UL certified (or allegedly UL certified products). Importers should ask suppliers for confirmation that any UL mark on the product has been approved by Underwriters Laboratories. The supplier (or manufacturer) should be able to produce a certificate. On top of that, the importer should take the additional diligence step of using the publicly available UL verification system to confirm what the supplier is telling the importer. The UL system is available at https://verify.ul.com/. Purchase orders should prohibit the use of certification marks without proof of qualification for the use of the label.
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