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UL warns of potentially hazardous holiday lighting

December 18, 2009

NORTHBROOK, Ill., December 18, 2009 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that the holiday lighting, identified below bearing a UL Listing Mark, may pose a risk of electric shock and fire. This product does not comply with UL's safety standard and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark.

Name of product: Model No. 610-149

Number of units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: I - Zenx International Company

Date of manufacture: March 2009

Hazard: The decorative outfit may overheat creating a shock and fire hazard

Identification: The product is provided with the following markings:

On the product:

Attached Cord Label - Model No.610 -149

The cord is provided with a UL holographic label consisting of the UL Listing Mark and the following:

Decorative Outfit
Issue No. 59,661
For Indoor and Outdoor Use

UL Listing Mark

LISTED

On the packaging: The packaging is marked with a UL Mark and the following:

Sterling (Outdoor/Indoor) Novelty Light Set

  • 10 PC. Light Set
  • Approximate Length: 8.5Ft.
  • Approximate Lighted Length: 6 Ft.
  • Spacing Between Bulbs: 8"
  • End-to-End Construction

    (Do Not Connect More Than 3 Sets)

Known to be sold at: Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland, Frankenmuth, Mich., and may have been sold by other retailers.

Photos of the decorative lighting packaging

Photos of the decorative lighting packaging

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