NORTHBROOK, Ill., – June 24, 2011 – UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is notifying consumers that the portable boot and shoe dryer, distributed by HotLink Drying Systems, bears an unauthorized  UL Mark for the United States. The product has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standard for safety and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark.  It is unknown if this product complies with the UL safety requirements.

Name of Product:  Shoe Dryer, Model DS4010                

Units:  Unknown quantity.

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification:  The product has a label bearing the product type, Shoe Dryer and the model number DS4010. The label also has the wording "Conforms to safety guidelines," UL in a circle, the word "relevant" and the following additional information:

Safety guidelines
CAUTION/ATTENTION
DO NOT IMMERSE IN ANY LIQUID
HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
Made in China
21/10

The product packaging has the name "Footwear Dryer" and "Hotlink Drying Systems" on the front of the packaging.

Sold at: The Sports Authority and may have been sold at other retailers.