Northbrook, IL - January 12, 2012 - UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the toaster manufactured by Ningbo Dazhi Electrical Appliance Co Ltd, identified below, may pose a fire and shock hazard. The toaster does not comply with UL's safety requirements for the United States or Canada and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.
Name of Product: Premium 2 Slice Toaster, Model PT228
Number of Units: Unknown
Ningbo Dazhi Electrical Appliance Co Ltd East Position Development Area Zhouxiang Town Cixi, Zhejiang 315000 China
Date of Manufacture: 03/11 (March 2011)
Hazard: The toaster may overheat posing a risk of fire and shock.
On the product: The product bears an unauthorized UL Mark, date code: 03/11 (March 2011) and the following:
E175578 US LISTED 28EX
2 SLICE TOASTER MODEL PT228 120V/60HZ/750WATT
DO NOT IMMERSE IN ANY LIQUID HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY MADE IN CHINA
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Sold at: This product is known to be sold at BrandsMart.com (http://www.brandsmartusa.com/) and may have been sold by other retailers. BrandsMart has indicated that they have removed these products from sale.