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Safety Risks of Counterfeit Monster Products

These counterfeit products are not held to the same exacting safety standards held by Monster, and may be unsafe and present a danger to you and your family. They may contain harmful amounts of lead, cadmium and other harmful substances. Plus they may not be fire-rated for in-wall use and may not meet the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) standards.

Monster appreciates your assistance in preventing the distribution of counterfeit products. If you would like to report a suspected counterfeit  Monster product, please send an e-mail to

Testing & Standards

  • Monster Products are UL rated CL2 and CL3 for in-wall fire safety
  • Monster Products are tested to meet stringent performance standards
  • Monster Products meet all RoHS and other Environmental Standards


Report Counterfeit Activity to Monster

Contact Monster Products to report counterfeit activity!

Report Counterfeiting Activity to Law Authorities

The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant. We can best process your complaint if we receive accurate and complete information from you.

Counterfeiting News

Child Labor Used In Chinese Counterfeiting Factories - NPR

Child Labor/Terrorism/Human Trafficking Linked to Counterfeiting - Harpers Bazaar

Counterfeiting Funds Terrorism - Threats Watch

Terrorism Linked To Counterfeiting - Interpol

Worldewide Jobs Lost To Counterfeiting - USA Today

Counterfeits Can Kill - Healthcare Packaging

Health and Saftey Risks Significant from Counterfeiting - Oppapers

Counterfeits Kill and Injure - Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Products Fail & Burn Due to Counterfeit Parts - RF Cafe

Pollution From Counterfeiting Causes Illness And Death - TreeHugger

Pollution In Counterfeiting Factories Kills Workers - Forbes

Pollution Hidden in Chinese Factories - GreenPeace

Counterfeiting Costs Jobs, Funds Organized Crime - The Epoch Times