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UL warns of potentially hazardous Halloween decoration with counterfeit UL Mark (Release 12PN-07)

March 16, 2012

Northbrook, IL, -- March 16, 2012 - UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the electric lantern kit Halloween decoration identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and may pose a fire and shock hazard.  The product does not comply with UL's safety requirements for the United States and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: 5 Electric Luminarias

Hazard: The cord has insufficient insulation posing a risk of fire and shock.

Identification:

On the Product: The product bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

E213092
Model: C-7-5L
120 V, 60 Hz, 0.5A

counterfeit UL Mark

(C-7 Light)
48NJ

On the Packaging: The packaging bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

5 ELECTRIC  LUMINARIAS
Decorate with Glowing Electric Luminarias
LumaBase
JH Specialties, Inc.
Eaton, PA 19321
http://www.lumabase.com/
Made in China

Photograph of the counterfeit UL Mark:

Photograph of the counterfeit UL Mark

Photograph of the product packaging:

Photograph of the counterfeit UL Mark 2

Photograph of the counterfeit UL Mark 3

Sold at:

Known to be sold at Bronner's Christmas World in Frankenmuth, Michigan and may have also been sold at other retailers.