John Drengenberg, consumer safety director at Underwriters Laboratory, talks about what UL looks for when testing products, such as a hoverboard, at the UL test lab in Northbrook, Ill., on February 23. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
John Drengenberg, consumer safety director at Underwriters Laboratory, talks about what UL looks for when testing products, such as a hoverboard, at the UL test lab in Northbrook, Ill., on February 23. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS) Jose M. Osorio Chicago Tribune
John Drengenberg, consumer safety director at Underwriters Laboratory, talks about what UL looks for when testing products, such as a hoverboard, at the UL test lab in Northbrook, Ill., on February 23. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS) Jose M. Osorio Chicago Tribune

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