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UL warns of potentially hazardous fluorescent portable lamp

March 13, 2009

NORTHBROOK, Ill., USA, March 13, 2009 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that Fluorescent Portable Lamps, manufactured by Guangzhou Glorious Lighting Ltd, Model Number 15844-001, may pose a shock and/or fire hazard.

Name of Product: Fluorescent Portable Lamp, Model Number 15844-001.

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Guangzhou Glorious Lighting Ltd, Hong Kong.

Date of Manufacture:  2007 

Hazard: The product may overheat around the lamp holder. This may cause the surrounding plastic material to soften and deform, possibly ignite, and expose live electrical parts to the consumer.

Identification: On the product: The product base has a holographic label containing the UL and c-UL Listing Mark with the following information:

05/07   E184412
Portable Luminaire
Issue No. BK-64, 219

Additional labels on the base have the following information:

E184412   GLO
Model: 15844-001
C07078439 V188
UL Item # 3809

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

Sold At: The product is known to be sold at home supply stores and may be sold by other retailers.

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