Northbrook, IL – September 21, 2011 – UL is notifying consumers and retailers that Apollo light dimmers, manufactured for Neptun Light, Inc., bear an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The dimmers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety and it is unknown if these dimmers comply with UL safety requirements for the US and Canada.
Name of Product: Neptun "Apollo" Dimmer Models 80005 & 80005-3P
Number of Units: 1,362 (Model 80005) and 876 (Model 80005-3P)
Manufacturer: Neptun Light, Inc.
960 North Shore Drive
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Dates of Manufacture: March 2010
Identification: On the product: The dimmer is engraved with:
A label attached to the dimmer is marked with the model "80005" or "80005-3P" and the following:
NEPTUN – APOLLO
Dimmer 120 V – 60 Hz
Dimmable Compact Fluorescent – 12 Amp Max. Load Current
Dimmable LED – 12 Amp Max. Load Current
Incandescent or Halogen – 600 W Max. Load Power
Engineered in USA
Assembled in China
Sold at: This product is known to be sold at Menards and may have been sold by other retailers.