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 Listed 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 KU
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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