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.
On the Product: The product bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:
120 V, 60 Hz, 0.5A
On the Packaging: The packaging bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:
5 ELECTRIC LUMINARIAS
Decorate with Glowing Electric Luminarias
JH Specialties, Inc.
Eaton, PA 19321
Made in China
Photograph of the counterfeit UL Mark:
Photograph of the product packaging:
Known to be sold at Bronner's Christmas World in Frankenmuth, Michigan and may have also been sold at other retailers.