UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Baseball Lamp
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the Baseball Lamp identified below may pose a fire or shock hazard. The lamp does not comply with UL's safety requirements and is not authorized to bear a UL mark.
Name of Product: Stacked Baseball Lamp
Number of Units: 312 units
Manufacturer: Good-Star Arts & Lighting Factory, Guangdong, China
Date of Manufacture: March 2011
Hazard: The lamp cord may be damaged during normal use, posing a risk of fire and shock.
On the product: The lamp holder is provided with a gold holographic label with the following information:
Sold at: Known to be sold at Christmas Tree Shops (CTS) stores in the United States since April 2011.
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SOURCE: ULFor further information:
Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager, UL, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com