2014

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Decorative Lighting String with Counterfeit UL Mark

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL to consumers, retailers, and distributors that the decorative lighting string identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and may pose a fire or shock hazard.  The decorative lighting string does not comply with UL's safety requirements and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product:  100 Candy Corn Light Set

Hazard:  The decorative lighting string insulation is missing flame retardant elements and can become brittle over time posing a fire or shock hazard.

Identification:

On the product: The cord has gold colored holographic label consisting of the UL Mark and the following:

DECORATIVE LIGHTING STRING
T-5,214 ISSUE NO. T-5,214
FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR USE

The cord also has a white tag with the following information:

E316855                                                    Made in China
Model HCH-1002(0.34)120V, 60 Hz, 0.34A, 42.5 Watts 0512

On the packaging:        

100 Candy Corn Light Set
INDOOR/OUTDOOR
STRING TO STRING
LIGHTED LENGTH:  25.5 FT (7.77M)
TOTAL LENGTH: 28FT (8.53M)
Distributed by:
SPIRIT
6826 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ 08234-4197
MADE IN CHINA
WWW.SPIRITHALLOWEEN.COM

Photos of the product can be found at www.ul.com/newsroom

Known to be sold at:  Spirit Halloween, www.spirithalloween.com. The product may have been sold at other locations.

About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company with more than 118 years of history. Employing more than 10,000 professionals with customers in over 100 countries, UL has five distinct business units – Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services, and Verification Services – to meet the expanding needs of our customers and to deliver on our public safety mission. For more information on UL's family of companies and network of 95 laboratory, testing, and certification facilities, go to UL.com. 

Michelle Press
Marketing Manager, UL
T: 1 847-664-1966
E: Michelle.Press@ul.com
Release No. 13PN-25

SOURCE UL



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http://www.spirithalloween.com

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