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UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Counterfeit AC Adaptors

March 16, 2009

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 17, 2009 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that the AC adaptors identified below have not been evaluated for safety by UL and bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. These adaptors are known to be sold with Mist Makers under the brand name Spirit Halloween.

Name of Product: AC Adaptor, Model KA12A240120016U

Number of Units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Hazard: The plastic enclosure of the adaptor may separate into two halves, posing a risk of electric shock.

Identification:

On the product: A label on the adapter has an unauthorized UL Mark and the following:

MODEL: KA12A240120016U INPUT: 120V AC 60Hz 340mA OUTPUT: 24V AC 1200 mA LEVEL 3 I. T. E   POWER SUPPLY

Unauthorized UL Mark

E215890 80ZN LISTED MADE IN CHINA

Identification: On the packaging: The packaging for the adaptor has wording "Spirit" and "Mist Maker."

What you should do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Sold at: The products are known to have been sold with Spirit Halloween Mist Makers, at www.spirithalloween.com.

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