Northbrook, IL, – October 15, 2012 – UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the decorative lighting string, identified below, 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:     Flicker Lights

Hazard:    The product may overheat posing a risk of fire and/or electric shock.


On the product: The product bears an unauthorized UL Mark, and the following:

Labels on the Product:  

Model KW5PN-10-A
120 V, 60 Hz, 0.0.083A, 10W, 0111   Made in China

T-1,432 ISSUE NO. T-1,432

On the box:    

Indoor and Outdoor
10 Lights Per Strand
Flickers Like Real Burning Candles
If One Or More Goes Out, Others Stay Lit

9 ft. Lighted Length/10 ft Total Length
Amscan, Inc.,
Elmsford, NY

Photographs of the product:

Sold at: Known to be sold at Party City and may have been sold at other retailers.