UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on Light Dimmers

PUBLIC NOTICE

Sep 21, 2011, 09:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UL is notifying consumers and retailers that Apollo light dimmers, manufactured for Neptun Light, Inc., bear an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The dimmers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety and it is unknown if these dimmers comply with UL safety requirements for the US and Canada.

Name of Product:

Neptun "Apollo" Dimmer Models 80005 & 80005-3P



Number of Units:  

1,362 (Model 80005) and 876 (Model 80005-3P)



Manufacturer:  

Neptun Light, Inc.


960 North Shore Drive


Lake Bluff, IL 60044



Dates of Manufacture:  

March 2010



Identification: On the product:


A label attached to the dimmer is marked with the model "80005" or "80005-3P" and the following:




NEPTUN – APOLLO


Dimmer 120 V - 60 Hz  




Designed for:


Dimmable Compact Fluorescent - 12 Amp Max. Load Current


Dimmable LED - 12 Amp Max. Load Current


Incandescent or Halogen - 600 W Max. Load Power




Engineered in USA


Assembled in China



Sold at:  This product is known to be sold at Menards and may have been sold by other retailers.

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