UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Immersion Heater (Release 14PN-05)
NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the immersion heater identified below may pose a shock hazard. The immersion heater does not comply with UL's safety requirements and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.
Name of Product: Norpro, Model 559, Immersion Heater.
Manufacturer: Chun Tai Electric Co. Ltd.
Date of Manufacture: October 2011 thru June 2013
Hazard: When the heater is immersed in liquid the liquid may become energized, posing a shock hazard.
Identification: On the product: The immersion heater bears a label with the UL Mark for the United States and Canada and the following:
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(On the opposite side of the handle)
On the Packaging:
Instant Immersion heater
Photographs of the product and packaging can be viewed at www.ul.com/newsroom.
Known to be sold at: Known to be sold on the www.amazon.com platform, may have been sold at other locations.
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Release No. 14PN-05