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.

Identification:

On the Product:   The product bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

E213092
Model: C-7-5L
120 V, 60 Hz, 0.5A

(C-7 Light)
48NJ

On the Packaging:  The packaging bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

5 ELECTRIC  LUMINARIAS
Decorate with Glowing Electric Luminarias
LumaBase
JH Specialties, Inc.
Eaton, PA 19321
http://www.lumabase.com/
Made in China

 

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Known to be sold at Bronner’s Christmas World in Frankenmuth, Michigan and may have also been sold at other retailers.