UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Toaster

PUBLIC NOTICE

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the toaster manufactured by Ningbo Dazhi Electrical Appliance Co Ltd, identified below, may pose a fire and shock hazard. The toaster does not comply with UL's safety requirements for the United States or Canada and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: Premium 2 Slice Toaster, Model PT228

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer:

Ningbo Dazhi Electrical Appliance Co Ltd
East Position Development Area
Zhouxiang Town
Cixi, Zhejiang 315000 China

Date of Manufacture: 03/11 (March 2011)

Hazard: The toaster may overheat posing a risk of fire and shock.

Identification:

On the product: The product bears an unauthorized UL Mark, date code: 03/11 (March 2011) and the following:

Premium
2 SLICE TOASTER
MODEL PT228
120V/60HZ/750WATT
DO NOT IMMERSE IN ANY LIQUID
HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
MADE IN CHINA

Sold at: This product is known to be sold at BrandsMart.com (http://www.brandsmartusa.com/) and may have been sold by other retailers.  BrandsMart has indicated that they have removed these products from sale.

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SOURCE UL

For further information:

CONTACT: Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager, Underwriters Laboratories, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com

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