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  • Public Notice

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Immersion Heater (Release 14PN-05)

March 21, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL, - Mar. 1, 2014- The following is a notification from UL that the immersion heater identified below may pose a shock hazard. The immersion heater does not comply with UL's safety requirements and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product: Norpro, Model 559, Immersion Heater.

Date of Manufacture:  October 2011 thru March 1, 2014

Hazard:   When the heater is immersed in liquid the liquid may become energized, posing a shock hazard.

Identification: On the product: The immersion heater bears a label with the UL Mark for the United States and Canada and the following:

 

counterfeit UL mark

LISTED
IMMERSION HEATER
83K4

 

 

(On the opposite side of the handle)

HOUSEHOLD TYPE
120V
300W
Model CH103

 

 

On the Packaging:

NORPRO
Instant Immersion heater
559
 

counterfeit UL mark

 

LISTED
83K4

 

 

Photo of the product and packaging:

 

 counterfeit UL mark

counterfeit UL mark

Known to be sold at: Known to be sold on the  http://www.amazon.com/ platform, may have been sold at other locations.

This Notice does not include products manufactured after March 1, 2014