UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on Light Dimmers


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)


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:


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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